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#16 Eric

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 22:55

Go get the ISOs, then? There's news plastered all over our front page about it or you can go to http://preview.windows.microsoft.com

 

This really isn't tough. There's a world of difference between the Microsoft Store web page and the Windows Store app that should be plopped on your start screen already if you have Windows 8.0.




#17 OP ColdFlo

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 00:12

Oh I get the disk fired up and it says I need a product key that wasn't out nice in the open like it was in windows 8 release preview either.  I had to google to find it buried in the FAQ(oh out of printer paper too another plus THANKS MICROSOFT LOL)(of course the printing the FAQ had all bullet points expanded when I only had the cdkey point expanded in my browser and I ran out of paper on the 2nd page one page before cd key and the end of my supply of paper now I have to chase down my paper reams...).  I love it when Microsoft forces me to attempt installs multiple times(ontop of finding which of my eight drives is the os drive by removing the dongles one by one(you don't want the boot record put on the wrong drive as windows notoriously has on installs in the past do you?) and playing musical keyboards that will press any key through the efi cd boot load string(I realize this is bios but still its fun)).  They always think everything out and they are always thinking ahead that in the future that Microsoft should regress until achieving the ultimate goal of never paying attention to any details at all because that's customer excellence. (your above link isn't working for me right now)

 

It seems to me Microsoft was feature heavy but attentive all the way up to xp.  Then they got overly featurely in vista then in 7 they got smart and started to cut things and focus more on performance, but I'm starting to notice the details aren't watched like they used to be.  Little frustrations here and there.  You'd think by now after all these years they would just have a universal button you could push and the os transfer would happen seamlessly.  HA it will never happen because the transfer scripts require too many unforeseen details................



#18 duddit2

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 00:18

Jesus! That is all!

#19 Mulsivaas

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:04

ColdFlo, on 27 Jun 2013 - 17:51, said:ColdFlo, on 27 Jun 2013 - 17:51, said:

I say fail all around just give me an iso page like windows 8 release preview or include it in windows update something thats more firm and well tested instead of trying to attract people to windows store and fail.

 

Also I am the god of windows tweaking OO.   

ColdFlo, on 27 Jun 2013 - 19:12, said:

Oh I get the disk fired up and it says I need a product key that wasn't out nice in the open like it was in windows 8 release preview either.  I had to google to find it buried in the FAQ(oh out of printer paper too another plus THANKS MICROSOFT LOL)(

 

It seems to me Microsoft was feature heavy but attentive all the way up to xp.

 

HA it will never happen because the transfer scripts require too many unforeseen details................

 

You are simply too much.

 

There is now way you can be this arrogant/ignorant without being a troll. Have fun breaking your system, I guess.



#20 Eric

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:15

http://windows.micro...review-download

 

The product key is above the download links! :rolleyes:

 

I was able to upgrade from 8.0 to 8.1 preview just fine by pushing two buttons: one to install the store patch and one to install the upgrade.



#21 OP ColdFlo

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 18:38

Got it installed and tweaked much snappier getting more frames in Crysis 3(of which I am god hows that for arrogance or maybe i earned it through hardwork unlike all the cheetboys playing games these days(or maybe I just last of old gen left and all the knew kiddies are weak gen noobs),  I never cheeted).  Never installed an OS and gotten more frames like this before sure I've had lower latency and some performance but not like this.  Nothing dramatic visual wise but performance wise this is great.  You know I gave Mark Russonivich my tweak.reg and ever since then windows 7 8 and now 8.1 have been very performance geared.  I also made mention of graphics menus sliding about is how I think I put it and clean glitch free performance like a pane a glass(maybe they listen to me who knows(I think I still have the email sure is interesting how glitch free windows has been since 7),  graphics like compiz-fusion is what I said and what did we get a high perormance you tailored graphic windows maybe its just coincidence or maybe there was correllation I'm sure everyone thought vista was slow but you never know........).  At first i didnt like the no aero but then i realized within 4 hours of using 8 that my eyes had less tension in the muscles surrounding them and then I realized that metro guy knew his erognomic **** so all I had to do was google advanced mode for driver signing enforcement and disable power saving features and later the net tweaks.  I'll give you my cmd prompt tweaks that I bet can all be entered via powershell now which I'm finally gonna have to learn.  I need to learn how to do all the tweaks via powershell and hit up their boards to make sure they support all the tweaks.  I wonder if reg tweaking is possible via powershell I'm sure it is even tho allbeit slower(than clicking a .reg file) we need a way to powershell through the registry then it would be very nix like.

 

powercfg.exe -h off  } Get rid of Hiberfil.sys its better to have a clean windows load with fresh ram load.
bcdedit /set useplatformclock true    }  These two make 8 more 7 like at least supposedly they fixed a glitch I got when I first installed 8 that would ram jitter lock my pc.
bcdedit /set disabledynamictick yes  }  Don't know if its still needed but I still have to input it whether i can check it or not until I hear otherwise.  Below is net tweaks via cmdline more are in registry.
netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled
netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled
netsh int tcp set global ecncapability=enabled
netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled
netsh int tcp set global chimney=enabled
netsh int tcp set global dca=enabled
netsh int tcp set global netdma=enabled

 

The isos need to be listed higher on that page so you know your on the iso page looks like another page of instructions  How to Install should be listed below the isos bad layout.  Besides I shouldnt have been distracted about going to windows store and flipping through a bunch of pages just to find isos.  You click on download isos then the isos are hiding below off page then it says at top Windows isos at windows store then it takes you to the page you were just on thinking its a loop with no isos.  Horrible layout case closed.  Im not an ahole,  I'm not a noob.  I win.  Windows store dependency loop dead end fail.



#22 +devHead

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 18:44

Your right no one uses windows store that I know about so its not a concrete concept plus there is a windows store site and then your always flipping through pages to that update and then it promises isos it doesnt take you to either.  I say fail all around just give me an iso page like windows 8 release preview or include it in windows update something thats more firm and well tested instead of trying to attract people to windows store and fail.

 

Also I am the god of windows tweaking OO.  I'll just install it from iso but I was hoping this was really just an update and not a whole os reinstall and the registry has been similar enough through since xp that my tweaks would still be there so I wont have to spend 4 hours installing and tweaking tonight, but windows store failed now im gonna have to play with installing via efi with a cd which is always fun and lets be honest windows 7 8 8.1 its really just all the same windows most of the big bugs have been worked out and if any performance is offered beta or not I have to have it because thats what makes me ___ __ _____(not just windows either).  I don't have to bother with things like overclocking.  I get enough speed with tweaks alone.  Look all of my viewpoints have been correct and they shouldnt have offended you but if you want to play I'm a noob. I'm gonna let you know where you stand.

 Maybe you tweaked a little too much in the registry and messed with things Windows is supposed to be able to do.   Plus, your sentences are really run-on; it's hard to follow your line of thought. Oh, and it's "you're right" not "your right".



#23 +MikeChipshop

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 18:51

Andrea?  :o