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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Tops 1 Million Downloads in 24 Hours

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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview Tops 1 Million Downloads in 24 Hours


    Maybe Windows 8 will end up a raging success after all. Power users and many in the media have criticized Microsoft's next generation operating system for being a perhaps too radical of a departure from Windows as we've known it for the past several years, changing up not only the interface in drastic fashion, but even altering the familiar logo. And maybe it's for those very reasons that so many people are flocking to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, to peek if things are truly as bad as they fear. Whatever the reason, Windows 8 is off and running to a large crowd.
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    Maximum PC | Windows 8 Consumer Preview Tops 1 Million Downloads in 24 Hours

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    is it a record if yes whats was previous record!!!
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    Adelaide
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    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)


    I suspect that there are more than a million Windows geeks (in a user pool of a billion).
    How many non-geeks downloaded it?
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    Sofia
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    XP, Win7, Win8_Eval


    There are some estimates that Windows 8 CP will reach 3 million downloads over the weekend.

    I think people have today more and better computers and faster internet connections.
    My personal download of Win 8 CP finshed in about 15 minutes
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    Solo.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Keep making differences is key to attract people on the market. MS and some others truly aware of that strategy.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    to peek if things are truly as bad as they fear.
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    Maximum PC | Windows 8 Consumer Preview Tops 1 Million Downloads in 24 Hours
    That's why I downloaded it. Pure, morbid curiosity. The "Metro" thing is actually worse than I imagined.
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    But hiw many will keep it on thier machines? lol
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    But how many shouldn't have done it anyway.....???
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    Windows 8


    Is there any possible way to change this ugly fish that is appeared when windows 8 is starting?
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