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  Reply # 706043 25-Oct-2012 02:29 Send private message

semigeek: Just out of interest, if I upgrade, will I lose my current programs and settings? I am currently using Vista,  but don't really want to lose a lot of my software as most of it came from Giveaway of the day. 



Hmmm I'm not too sure about Vista. I know that if you upgrade from Windows 7 it keeps all your files and programmes, sorry apps.

Why on earth are legacy programs being called apps anyway?

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  Reply # 706537 25-Oct-2012 21:41 Send private message

So time is moving closer to midnight, who is going to be going to Harvey Norman to get their Windows 8? 
I pre ordered. 




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  Reply # 706539 25-Oct-2012 21:43 Send private message

me!





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  Reply # 706542 25-Oct-2012 21:48 Send private message

Have fun guys enjoy the midnight launch. Im off to get a sleek new bit of Microsoft hardware.

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  Reply # 706544 25-Oct-2012 21:50 Send private message

I'll probably drop by HN. Will also be at the Windows 8 launch event Microsoft are holding for media in the morning. I'm curious if anyone would be interesting in attending that event in a virtual sense if we were to run a live video stream of it?




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  Reply # 706546 25-Oct-2012 21:55 Send private message

How many people queuing up for Windows 8 at Harvey Norman at the moment?




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  Reply # 706569 25-Oct-2012 22:28 Send private message

post photos here and ill post photos of the first surface in NZ.

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  Reply # 706577 25-Oct-2012 22:51 Send private message

nathan: post photos here and ill post photos of the first surface in NZ.


did Microsoft NZ manage to score one from HQ? mine will arrive at YouShop tommorrow and then prob another 3 days to NZ from there.




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  Reply # 706579 25-Oct-2012 23:02 Send private message

Quick dumb question, if you pre order from HN, can you just stroll up and pick it up tonight or wait until they contact you like the email confirmation says?




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  Reply # 706590 25-Oct-2012 23:46 Send private message

Stroll and pickup tonight? I am at harvey norman now lol





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  Reply # 706594 25-Oct-2012 23:55 Send private message

Photos of launch queues please!




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  Reply # 706595 26-Oct-2012 00:00 Send private message

is there even a queue? or are people just walking into harvey norman and picking one up?

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  Reply # 706603 26-Oct-2012 00:28 Send private message

queue at my local harvey norman. felt like an appletard for lining up. lol






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  Reply # 706612 26-Oct-2012 00:50 Send private message

Downloads from Microsofts web site are now available. Have just brought my copy & am waiting for the download to finish.

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  Reply # 706613 26-Oct-2012 00:54 Send private message

not bad. only $50 to download it vs $90 to get it shipped or buy in store

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-NZ/windows/buy?ocid=GA8_O_WOL_DIS_ShopHP_FPP_Light

(any risks with a download to be aware of, like not having a backup CD or something?)

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