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#271 V23

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 01:53

This OS is going to be amazing on tablets.


#272 PGHammer

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 22:11

This OS is going to be amazing on tablets.


Please - it's going to be amazing on more than just tablets.

From what I have seen, the majority of the hate on the Windows 8 UI is because of features added to the Start menu *since XP*; what really has me ROTFL is that the most hated flavor of Windows to date - specifically, Vista - is responsible for most of them.

How is it that someone that doesn't (and has never) owned a portable computer of any sort (namely me) has fewer issues seeing the Start menu get pruned than those that have multiple devices (from desktops to iPads and Android tablets)? What is the advantage of multiple devices with multiple UIs?

#273 +FaiKee

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 06:31

Build 8250 leaked in Chinese site, currently no download speed, sorry no links to be posted in Neowin, don't ask.

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#274 Zain Adeel

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 07:16

is this the CP?

#275 +FaiKee

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:18

is this the CP?

Somebody in same forum said it's fake, :o

#276 Zain Adeel

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:23

oh well.
Its just a week now.
so... i wont be downloading any leaks.
ill wait for the CP straight from MS.

#277 Mohitster

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:07

Any confirmations yet? Any links to the Chinese site? (If that is legal I mean!) :o :o

#278 Niekess

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:15

EULA of this "leaked" iso is: Win7_RC.1_En_NRL.EVL_zh-CN
The content of that EULA doesn't fit too with leaked setup screens earlier.

So fake. ;)

#279 Mohitster

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:20

Thanks Resident 2 Post Wonder! :p ;)

#280 +FaiKee

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:20

EULA of this "leaked" iso is: Win7_RC.1_En_NRL.EVL_zh-CN
The content of that EULA doesn't fit too with leaked setup screens earlier.

So fake. ;)

Any confirmations yet? Any links to the Chinese site? (If that is legal I mean!) :o :o
Sorry, no link allowed here, anyway it's (most) probably fake.

EULA of this "leaked" iso is: Win7_RC.1_En_NRL.EVL_zh-CN
The content of that EULA doesn't fit too with leaked setup screens earlier.

So fake. ;)

The OP said it's a "repack" so I still give it 0.1% hope. :D

#281 Zain Adeel

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:29

RC got some months to go :p

@FaikKee i have a question.

ive seen some shots and videos where the control panel only has the title text and no secondary text.
But at places there is also a secondary text.
Are these 2 different build options being tested or is there some option in control panel to enable disable the secondary text? Any info on this?

#282 +FaiKee

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:45

RC got some months to go :p

@FaikKee i have a question.

ive seen some shots and videos where the control panel only has the title text and no secondary text.
But at places there is also a secondary text.
Are these 2 different build options being tested or is there some option in control panel to enable disable the secondary text? Any info on this?

Yeah I noticed that too, but the sec text appears on WDP, guess things are changing build-to-build. We'll soon find it out.

btw, the "8250 download" thread has been removed, so back to the big wait. :/

#283 V23

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:50

Please - it's going to be amazing on more than just tablets.

From what I have seen, the majority of the hate on the Windows 8 UI is because of features added to the Start menu *since XP*; what really has me ROTFL is that the most hated flavor of Windows to date - specifically, Vista - is responsible for most of them.

How is it that someone that doesn't (and has never) owned a portable computer of any sort (namely me) has fewer issues seeing the Start menu get pruned than those that have multiple devices (from desktops to iPads and Android tablets)? What is the advantage of multiple devices with multiple UIs?


I knew someone would misinterpret that when I typed it. I think Windows 8 will be amazing on all devices but I'm most excited for it on a tablet.

#284 +FaiKee

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 12:17

Ok, after the fake leak, now the real thing: the metro beta fish I mentioned before, on the WCP build 8250 boot-screen:

http://www.win8china.com/html/478.html

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#285 George P

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 13:12

Have they added anything to the boot screen besides the beta fish? I always wanted a fade in effect to happen where the lock screen fades into view as the OS loads instead of just poping up at the very end. I just think it'd be pretty good looking. On the flip side though if you're on a UEFI device with a ssd then the process isn't that long in the end.