Can you use Xbox Music with a folder structure? It seemed to do that when I first loaded it, but now it goes the iTunes route of sorting every single one of my songs into albums.
I love how they look.
Do old games run well on Windows 8?
Say like Quake 3,Unreal Tournament and Age of Empires?
I may have broke AeroLite: http://i.cubeupload.com/qlrekG.png
You get the redraw issue like this http://michaelzanussi.com/wp-content...3/ie_crash.png in the frames though.
I got called to fix my parent's Vista PC tonight, and i had no clue what to do, so there is a very real chance I'll just buy Windows 8 and install over Vista since I don't have any 7 keys
Also the PC first tried to install Office 2003 SP3 in 2009, and as of now (2012) it has yet to succeed. 3 years(!) of failed updates in the update log. This is why parents shouldn't be given proper PCs.
I really feel bad for you guys still running Enterprise N. Having no system codecs sucks balls. Even if you install a codec pack, some apps need the libraries and codecs that come pre-loaded with normal Windows (the ones made and signed by Microsoft). For example, the Music and Video apps from the store don't play shit and can't even read metadata. In my case the Video app was crashing instantly on launch.
I'm listing these apps as the examples I've found while I had Enterprise N installed (for like 15 minutes). Don't know other apps yet that need the Microsoft signed libraries and codecs.
Wipe and install Pro already, while that activation server is still up :P
Installing Win8 on my laptop once it arrives
Do you have to spend a few hours doing artistic stuff in photoshop making Metro icons so you don't get the weird legacy icons or is there a bank of premade icons for metro?
Found another thread related to my post:
Some of the default apps's colors are (or were) in the registry if I recall correctly.
Anyone upgraded to RTM? If so, is everything running fine? ALSO... where did you get it and what method did you install it?
I'm gonna upgrade now, as soon as it's downloaded. I'm excited.
RMT that is.
Thinking about downgrading from windows 8 RP until windows 8 is released.
but still keep it on a VM.
And to install it, you should burn it to a DVD, and boot from the DVD.
Posting from W8 RTM, it's fucking amazing.
It's freaky how fucking fast it is, literally starts in 5-10 seconds.
So how do I go about activating Win 8 Pro RTM?
You don't ask here.
I apologise for the typos in my previous statement. Anger messes up my typing.
I mean, the icon don't even get smaller as you can't change the size (such a big square for such a small icon) and the start menu takes up the entire screen (If I'm going need the entire screen for start why can't I see most of my icons?) I'm sorry if I'm missing something here but I just don't see how it's 'more advanced'.
I suppose I have to accept that people love the idea, but I can't see why? Or why I'm the only who can see the problems. It would fine it was a version of Windows CE or something, but this is something I'm not going to be able to avoid forever.
I mean there are so many things I hate about that metro interface I'm actually think about using mac in the future and I've never bought an Apple product in my life.
I really wish at least one person agreed that this Metro interface is a bad idea if we're being forced to use it, I'm in the dark here. I also had the Vista RC1 version in 2006 and I could see at the time where that OS was going.
The Start Screen is a very usable interface, I can tell this without even touching the damn thing just because it looks more approachable. You can sort the items in it if you desire, having things you use the most show up on the first "page", saving you having to scroll. You can group items as well if you need groups of programs easily accessible. It adds a lot of new features, and improves on the existing search functionality a ton based on MSDN blog entries. You lose no functionality at all using it, you gain functionality and all you sacrifice for that? A menu being in a compact form factor. A menu you won't even look at half the time, let alone use most of the time.
Oh, and please, do tell me where Vista "went", it was a pretty fine operating system for its time, not perfect, but not as awful as people make it out to be. And it only got better as time went on. Wait, don't tell me, you believe in the "alternating quality of Windows" shit too as well right?
I don't have the fastest SSD in the world, and it's connected via SATA-II anyway, so if you have a more up to date SSD, and SATA-III (along with no external drives plugged in. Should have unplugged those ) it'd probably boot even faster