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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Power User How To Series

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    Myrtle Beach, SC
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    Win 7 HP SP1 64 bit, Win 8 CP in VirtualBox

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview Power User How To Series


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    Interesting read. However I am still using the DP (with the Metro UI disabled) over CP because I can not stand the metro interface one bit.
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    I don't like it either.

    I keep trying - I boot it up, hoping...

    Thanks for the link, though.

    No idea who Dr Z is - good of him to try and pull those little tutorials together - might be of some use to some people.

    The intro is largely a rehash of meaningless marketing drivel.

    This bit is particularly hilarious:

    The new Metro user interface has been carefully designed and built and therefore very intuitive to new and experienced Windows users. However, the change also requires users, myself included, to learn or re-learn new ways of working with applications and the Windows environment in general, from some basic tasks of turning your PC or tablets or slates off to resetting your device to default settings without losing apps and user data and settings.


    It is either

    carefully designed and built and therefore very intuitive to new and experienced Windows users.
    Or

    requires users.. to learn or re-learn new ways of working... from some basic tasks of turning your PC or tablets or slates off to resetting your device to default settings without losing apps and user data and settings


    It can't be both.
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    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86


    Oh, but it is "Windows reimagined" no matter how you feel. lol
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