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#136 HawkMan

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 22:10

As I stated before, worked fine for me also.on 3 separate systems

 

upgrade.jpg

 

You have US english windows ? could be an issue with anyone installing english windows outside of the US will automatically be given UK english version by the automatic installer. 




#137 trek

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 22:14

Still didn't fix the black window border/titlebar text problem.
 
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#138 Elliot B.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 00:26

The original Windows 8 editions were:

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8 Enterprise

Which version of 8.1 did they manage to leak? "Pro" doesn't appear to have leaked, at least with "Pro" in the name.



#139 keysteele

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 01:26

When you change your installation key to your retail key, the watermark is removed.

I installed the media center package and used that key and I still have a watermark



#140 keysteele

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 01:33

Did you try to copy the source files to your HDD and run the command with those source files?

no I didn't, let me try that see what happens. I'm getting to the point where I just want to wipe this bitch clean, start fresh.

 

Do you mean the source file or the sxs files?



#141 x-scratch

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 03:26

only problem i have is it keeps saying this "You'll need to provide administrator permission to copy this folder" or move & delete

 

never had this on any other os



#142 +Boo Berry

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 03:29

The original Windows 8 editions were:

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8 Enterprise

Which version of 8.1 did they manage to leak? "Pro" doesn't appear to have leaked, at least with "Pro" in the name.

 

Windows 8 (Core) and Windows 8 Pro are both available in the same leaked ISO. All three editions leaked.



#143 x-byte

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 09:21

no I didn't, let me try that see what happens. I'm getting to the point where I just want to wipe this bitch clean, start fresh.

 

Do you mean the source file or the sxs files?

sxs

 

edit: Here is the KB about the issue btw:

http://support.micro...b/2734782/en-us

 

If it fails there is an alternative solution in there via gpedit



#144 0nyX

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 09:41

Still didn't fix the black window border/titlebar text problem.
 
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I am afraid there are some things that Microsoft will never fix such as the one you mention,

or having forgotten icons deep inside the OS from previous versions of Windows,

or replacing the system icons that now is a mix of Vista & 7 icons,

or  improving the font smoothing,

or  removing the hideous explorer borders

or add basic functionality to core metro apps

or...



#145 Steven P.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 09:48

I am afraid there are some things that Microsoft will never fix such as the one you mention,

or having forgotten icons deep inside the OS from previous versions of Windows,

or replacing the system icons that now is a mix of Vista & 7 icons,

or  improving the font smoothing,

or  removing the hideous explorer borders

or add basic functionality to core metro apps

or...

I use a reg hack to make the border width smaller:

 

SNAG-0003.png

 

Attached File  border_width.zip   292bytes   17 downloads



#146 0nyX

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 09:52

I use a reg hack to make the border width smaller:

 

Thx Neobond.I was aware of the hack.In fact i am using it.

 

I was reffering more to a completely borderless look of the explorer like Office 2013 has.



#147 ArtistX

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 11:08

Any one using 8.1 having issues with dual monitors? It only seems to see one of mine, I haven't imaged the drive yet so can't go back to Windows 8 to test, I am thinking it may be the 326 beta drivers I am using, though it was best to use them as they were for the 8.1 preview, is it safe to use the WHQL drivers?



#148 ybrett23

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 11:19

Yep, upgrading from 8.0 works just fine. That is, unless you installed Media Center, then it's a PITA...

thats my issue then

lol

thanks



#149 Paul Cyp

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 11:45

RTM iso files were just leaked a while ago.

 

So what is the difference between RTM and these versions right here? Why should it be worth installing this version over RTM? Pls answer someone..



#150 +Frank B.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 11:47

So what is the difference between RTM and these versions right here? Why should it be worth installing this version over RTM? Pls answer someone..

There is no difference? The leaked .iso files are the RTM version.