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Windows 8 Consumer preview Released

  1. #41


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,583
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    Downloading 64-bit ISO, 6 1/2 hours!

    After an hour of downloading, now reporting 16 hrs to go!!
    Last edited by strollin; 29 Feb 2012 at 12:09.

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  2. #42


    Quote Originally Posted by TestAll View Post
    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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    Yes same question-Whats up with the dead fish? Fooled me once, forced a reboot, no progress indicator for ram load.
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  3. #43


    I've just got to the language selection screen and was a little disappointed that there was no English availible, I've had to settle for American
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  4. #44


    Quote Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
    I've just got to the language selection screen and was a little disappointed that there was no English availible, I've had to settle for American
    Thats ok-we in the US have to settle for English
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  5. #45


    So far so good...Click image for larger version
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  6. #46


    US use English? "Two nations separated by a common language."
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  7. #47


    Toronto, Canada. Born in the U.K.
    Posts : 691
    Win 10 Pro + Win 7 Ult SP1 (x64)


    Installed and now configuring.
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  8. #48


    Watford
    Posts : 465
    Windows 7 x64 SP1 Home Premium/Win 8.1 in VBox


    Well I'm up with 32-bit in VirtualBox. Guest additions failed so a rubbish screen size. May try VMPlayer later unless I can find a way to get the guest additions loaded. I see the start menu has gone altogether. Took a while to find how to shut it down. Clicking the far right of the taskbar brings up a menu. Don't see how to do it from the metro screen.
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  9. #49


    Lincoln UK
    Posts : 155
    Windows 7 x64/Win 8 Dev x64


    9 minutes for download and drive prepared ready!
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  10. #50


    The screen positioning needs sorting, it just took about 5 minutes to get them in position without it jumping back to them all side by side


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