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Topic # 97217 14-Feb-2012 09:13
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Overall im quite impressed with the way Windows 8 is shaping up. A few months ago i would have told people not to bother "its just a refresh of windows 7" but ive changed my tune, theres a lot of good features going into 8. I am in love with the storage spaces, this will be great! I will definitely put that to good use.
The system refresh/reset would cut a lot of my workload in half as well, i do atleast 1 reload a day at the moment.
Built in 3g support?! yes please, goodbye horrible tstick/vodem drivers (happens to be the reason for most of my reloads lately!)

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  Reply # 581219 14-Feb-2012 09:27
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A lot more is coming. Skydrive will be deeply integrated into Windows 8. Pciture passwords to login into accounts. Built in AV and malware protection. App store, much better multiple monitors support, boot up Windows 8 via USB.

Public BETA will be availble on 29th Feb.




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  Reply # 581498 14-Feb-2012 18:52
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Yeah new features are looking nice, not convinced on the metro ui for desktop/workstation/laptop usage though.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 581509 14-Feb-2012 19:07
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Ragnor: Yeah new features are looking nice, not convinced on the metro ui for desktop/workstation/laptop usage though.



Just disable metro though, although I am keen to see how they've moved on since the developer preview with Metro on the desktop.  

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