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gjm



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  Reply # 588688 1-Mar-2012 08:58 Send private message

actually it was just my proxy having a "moment", thought that was a bit strange. Anyone have this running in virtualbox?




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  Reply # 588698 1-Mar-2012 09:13 Send private message

gjm: just a reminder that this is due to be released today, or rather tonight NZ time. I've been running Windows 7 since the beta of that came out so am weighing up whether to do the same with Win 8.

Who else is gonna grab it?


I've taken a look --- maybe I am old or something, but , I just just don't really like windows 8 as a desktop OS. An OS should get easier to use, but, in this case windows 8 is just harder to use than win7.  

However as a tablet OS it is probably very good.   








 

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  Reply # 588714 1-Mar-2012 09:49 Send private message

Have to agree surfisup1000, W8 on a desktop I can not imagine at all.

I downloaded 64bit version this morning within 40 minutes which surprised me!! Going to install soon to have a play.

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  Reply # 588733 1-Mar-2012 10:38 Send private message

gjm: currently downloading at 140 b/s ....me thinks their servers are busy


download it from your MSDN ot TechNet subscription if you have one, it will be much faster from those dedicated servers


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