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Windows 8 Developer Preview release


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Shadowjk

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#41
Does anyone by chance know the size? Also do you think i could boot it off a 2gb(usb 2.0) flash drive?
You'll need at least a 4GB drive, most likely.
Epic fail. I have a 60gb ipod video that i could use, think thats possible? lol
I wouldn't say a fail .... It will most likely be possible and for testing purposes I ain't exactly going to have all my media on it

Ok so blank DVD then
Afraid so ;)
 
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#43
Should be able to use Oracle VirtualBox, be the safest.
 

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#45
Why do that. It's only a dev preview. Not even the Beta yet.
 

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blackroseMD1

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#47
I plan on doing the same. I've got everything backed up and, if anything goes bad, I can always just go back to W7. It's about time for a wipe and reinstall anyway.
 

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vrosa

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#49
Nothing to do but waiting and watching Twitter ...
Everybody,everywhere... just waiting !
When the download starts MS servers will have a good task to do...

can't wait will make my main os to replace win 7
Here it's gonna coexist with the good 7 !
 

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#51
Oracle VBox and Windows8 - does that sounds like a plan fella's?
 

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vrosa

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#52
I always prefered VMWARE... but today's release really deserves a physical install.

:cool:
 

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#53
Oracle VBox and Windows8 - does that sounds like a plan fella's?
Sounds like a plan! :) My backups are ready, so I could do a clean install as well....
 

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#55
I could have sworn that it was said that it couldn't be an upgrade install. I may have imagined that though...
 

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#57
upgrade is not a option in this build.
 

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#58
It did say no upgrading somewhere.
 

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Oh, right there in the article:

Upgrade from Windows 7 installation is not supported for pre-release code; only clean installs are supported.
 

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    My toilet habits are a private matter, thanks.
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    She finds stuff to do.
    Memory
    Not that I can recall.
    Graphics Card(s)
    XXX rated
    Sound Card
    Huh?
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Monitors are lizards.
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    I haven't found one yet.
    Hard Drives
    Sure isn't easy driving.
    PSU
    Again, toilet habits are a private matter.
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    2 ice cubes.
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    Cat
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    Warp 9.9
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