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  1. #31


    Posts : 53
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    3.4 GB at 64Kb/s.See you tomorrow guys.Just one question though.Should i go for VM or dual boot option?

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  2. #32


    Posts : 1
    Windows7, WDP8, Linux, Android X86


    Quote Originally Posted by IownAmoneyPit View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by classified View Post
    just a question: everybody around here seems to be using the .iso download. why exactly?

    is there a disadvantage in using the setup provided by microsoft?
    The setup will install over top of/ Upgrade your current OS in which case you will have to reinstall your current OS when the WCP expires plus some of your current programs may not work and there is a risk of losing your current data should the upgrade fail.

    The ISO can be installed on a separate partition/drive negating any of the above risk.

    2 GB 0f 3,3 downloaded at appox 900 kb/sec wont be long now.

    Time to locate brinks tutorial on making a USB installer
    microsoft provides a usb creation tool. http://images2.store.microsoft.com/p...B-DVD-tool.exe
    Last edited by crshbndct; 29 Feb 2012 at 11:10.
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  3. #33


    Quote Originally Posted by IownAmoneyPit View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by classified View Post
    just a question: everybody around here seems to be using the .iso download. why exactly?

    is there a disadvantage in using the setup provided by microsoft?
    The setup will install over top of/ Upgrade your current OS in which case you will have to reinstall your current OS when the WCP expires plus some of your current programs may not work and there is a risk of losing your current data should the upgrade fail.

    The ISO can be installed on a separate partition/drive negating any of the above risk.

    2 GB 0f 3,3 downloaded at appox 900 kb/sec wont be long now.

    Time to locate brinks tutorial on making a USB installer
    It's here - https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...eview-iso.html
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  4. #34


    Isle of Wight, UK
    Posts : 3
    W7 W7 W8 developer preview
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  5. #35


    Got both x86 and x64 downloaded...Click image for larger version
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  6. #36


    Posts : 681
    Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro/Windows 10 TP


    Quote Originally Posted by crshbndct View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by IownAmoneyPit View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by classified View Post
    just a question: everybody around here seems to be using the .iso download. why exactly?

    is there a disadvantage in using the setup provided by microsoft?
    The setup will install over top of/ Upgrade your current OS in which case you will have to reinstall your current OS when the WCP expires plus some of your current programs may not work and there is a risk of losing your current data should the upgrade fail.

    The ISO can be installed on a separate partition/drive negating any of the above risk.

    2 GB 0f 3,3 downloaded at appox 900 kb/sec wont be long now.

    Time to locate brinks tutorial on making a USB installer
    microsoft provides a usb creation tool. google it.
    Link is in Brinks Tut d/l ded and ready for service as my ISO d/L just finished.
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  7. #37


    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer View Post
    3.4 GB at 64Kb/s.See you tomorrow guys.Just one question though.Should i go for VM or dual boot option?
    I always sugest a safe dual-boot


    ~edit~

    burning media now
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  8. #38


    damm just wondering what the server specification of windows thats used for windows 8CP
    just tried in 1gbps connection got 85MB/s
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  9. #39


    I've downloaded via the setup and it has the USB ISO tool built in if you want to create a USB flash drive install.

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  10. #40

    Here We Go GanG!!


    Ok let me see what i have been waiting for.
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    What sup with the dead fish lol
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    Off2010
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    Last edited by TestAll; 29 Feb 2012 at 11:36.
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