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FlyingTeacup
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(02-29-2012, 01:30 PM)
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I've been running launcher7 on my android phone. I have to say, the metro ui is growing on me.
Nero3000
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(02-29-2012, 01:31 PM)
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Saw these links on twitter which seem to me legit, however are not iso files. I've put them here is anyone knows how to use them (and can).

Links to W8 CP: (esd file format??)

32Bit:http://ak.or.esd.microsoft.com/pr/WC...h-x1794225.esd
64bit:http://ak.or.esd.microsoft.com/pr/WC...h-x1794226.esd
Last edited by Nero3000; 02-29-2012 at 01:40 PM. Reason: clearer on links
Vanillalite
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(02-29-2012, 01:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nero3000

I have no idea what you are complaining about.

They are not recommended 60GB only for the install. But 60GB as a whole for the system.

Once you install windows you might want to install other things such as Games and Productivity software. Then you'll want to store some files, videos music, pictures.

60GB is the minimum recommended for all of that, but 20 is the absolute windows.

Well I was going by the dev preview. Their was the base .iso, and the the dev .iso that had all the tools and stuff it installed. So I figured that 60 gigs wasn't just base install + space for stuff, but rather base install + other stuff MS might try and bundle in. It just would be consumer oriented stuff obviously verses the dev stuff bundled with the larger .iso for the dev preview build.
Digishine
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(02-29-2012, 01:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nero3000

Links to W8 CP:

32Bit:http://t.co/3NZ7utk6
64bit:http://t.co/3NZ7utk6

Those are ESD U can't do crap if you want to install it on clean HD
+ your both links are the same 32Bit
maniac-kun
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(02-29-2012, 01:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Digishine

Those are ESD U can't do crap if you want to install it on clean HD
+ your both links are the same 32Bit

Whats a esd?
Nero3000
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(02-29-2012, 01:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Brettison

Well I was going by the dev preview. Their was the base .iso, and the the dev .iso that had all the tools and stuff it installed. So I figured that 60 gigs wasn't just base install + space for stuff, but rather base install + other stuff MS might try and bundle in. It just would be consumer oriented stuff obviously verses the dev stuff bundled with the larger .iso for the dev preview build.

With the consumer preview, they probably will include a bunch of things which will be relegated to store in the RTM.
Nero3000
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(02-29-2012, 01:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Digishine

Those are ESD U can't do crap if you want to install it on clean HD
+ your both links are the same 32Bit

Changed the links now.

Sorry just saw them on twitter, seemed legit and thought i would share. Im at work so can't download to verify.
celebi23
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(02-29-2012, 01:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nero3000

Links to W8 CP:

32Bit:http://ak.or.esd.microsoft.com/pr/WC...h-x1794225.esd
64bit:http://ak.or.esd.microsoft.com/pr/WC...h-x1794226.esd

Thanks! Do I just rename it .iso? Oh, I've got some more live blogs:
Engadget & The Verge
brotkasten
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(02-29-2012, 01:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nero3000

I think it is safe to say that the press have a copy.

The press got it like a week ago.
Chiaroscuro
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(02-29-2012, 01:39 PM)
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So are those links really from the Consumer Preview?
Nero3000
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(02-29-2012, 01:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by celebi23

Thanks! Do I just rename it .iso? Oh, I've got some more live blogs:
Engadget & The Verge

No, im not too sure how to use the files. But they are windows 8.

I would wait for the iso link.
Digishine
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(02-29-2012, 01:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chiaroscuro

So are those links really from the Consumer Preview?

Yes but only if you got the appropriate exe file it's not the ISO

Edit: MS servers are getting hammered already
I will do my best to mirror them to a couple of my own servers :)
Last edited by Digishine; 02-29-2012 at 01:45 PM.
Chiaroscuro
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(02-29-2012, 01:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Digishine

Yes but only if you got the appropriate exe file it's not the ISO

OK, I assume the ISO is not available at the moment. I thought it would be available at the beginning of the conference (like 45 minutes ago).
Woffls
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(02-29-2012, 01:46 PM)
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Getting the ESD at 227k. Not sure what I'm going to do with it, mind.

I thought the conference was due to start in 15 mins?
Nero3000
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(02-29-2012, 01:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by Woffls

Getting the ESD at 227k. Not sure what I'm going to do with it, mind.

I thought the conference was due to start in 15 mins?

Might as well download it: Going at 2.3MB/s (work internet)
HDRemake
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(02-29-2012, 01:49 PM)
If I download the 64-bit ESD file, is there anything I can do with it? Should I just wait for the ISO?

Also, does anyone know yet whether or not it will require a clean install? I'm on the developer preview right now, so an upgrade option would be ideal.
Digishine
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(02-29-2012, 01:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Woffls

Getting the ESD at 227k. Not sure what I'm going to do with it, mind.

I thought the conference was due to start in 15 mins?

It is the esd is only for people who got an exe file from microsoft to upgrade to the consumer Preview so if you don't have that exe file then it's just bandwidth your wasting
ComputerMKII
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(02-29-2012, 01:50 PM)
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My body and my partitions are ready.
brotkasten
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(02-29-2012, 01:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by HDRemake

If I download the 64-bit ESD file, is there anything I can do with it? Should I just wait for the ISO?

Also, does anyone know yet whether or not it will require a clean install? I'm on the developer preview right now, so an upgrade option would be ideal.

No upgrade from the DP.
maniac-kun
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(02-29-2012, 01:52 PM)
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My Virtualbox VM is ready. :D
Windu
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(02-29-2012, 01:55 PM)
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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business
Woffls
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(02-29-2012, 01:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Digishine

It is the esd is only for people who got an exe file from microsoft to upgrade to the consumer Preview so if you don't have that exe file then it's just bandwidth your wasting

I have the developer preview build. Do MS only give the upgrade exe to MSDN members or something?
SCHUEY F1
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(02-29-2012, 01:56 PM)
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Ok, I'm awake. Lets do this.
Windu
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(02-29-2012, 01:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Woffls

I have the developer preview build. Do MS only give the upgrade exe to MSDN members or something?

i wouldn't expect to upgrade from the Dev Preview.
Bit-Bit
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(02-29-2012, 01:57 PM)
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I'm excited. I'm gonna put a machine together at work to try this on.
DieH@rd
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(02-29-2012, 01:58 PM)
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No live coverage on TWIT? :-/
Gaspode_T
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(02-29-2012, 01:59 PM)
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Curious to hear what you guys who install are able to install from Windows Store...in other words, did they take down all the goodies I've been playing with or not :)
Troll
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(02-29-2012, 01:59 PM)
That Engadget Liveblog is a horrible horrible thing.
The Last One
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(02-29-2012, 02:00 PM)
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So, the download will be avaliable now?
Woffls
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(02-29-2012, 02:00 PM)
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http://windows.microsoft.com/windows-8/consumer-preview

Found this link on the MS site somewhere, looks relevant to our interests. Nothing there at the moment, mind.
brotkasten
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(02-29-2012, 02:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Troll

That Engadget Liveblog is a horrible horrible thing.

http://live.theverge.com/Event/Micro...t_at_MWC_2012#
Randdalf
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(02-29-2012, 02:00 PM)
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Gearing up my VirtualBox
Digishine
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(02-29-2012, 02:00 PM)
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This is the feel u need for the ESD to work :p
Magni
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(02-29-2012, 02:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Woffls

http://windows.microsoft.com/windows-8/consumer-preview

Found this link on the MS site somewhere, looks relevant to our interests. Nothing there at the moment, mind.

Doesn't work for me.
celebi23
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(02-29-2012, 02:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by DieH@rd

No live coverage on TWIT? :-/

It's currently 6am on the West Coast :P Come on, where are my download links? :P
Troll
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(02-29-2012, 02:03 PM)

Originally Posted by brotkasten

http://live.theverge.com/Event/Micro...t_at_MWC_2012#

Yeah, I have that one and the Cnet Liveblog up.
Windu
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(02-29-2012, 02:04 PM)
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Blue looks so much better than green

Troll
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(02-29-2012, 02:05 PM)





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Backfoggen
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(02-29-2012, 02:05 PM)
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Can I install this alongside Win 7?
HDRemake
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(02-29-2012, 02:06 PM)

Originally Posted by Digishine



This is the feel u need for the ESD to work :p

Where can that be found? Who is it meant for?
Woffls
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(02-29-2012, 02:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Digishine


This is the feel u need for the ESD to work :p

I can't drag n drop this shit!? :p :[

Following Verge live blog because Engadget's was either non-existent, or confusing.

Originally Posted by MagniHarvald

Doesn't work for me.

Originally Posted by Woffls

Found this link on the MS site somewhere, looks relevant to our interests. Nothing there at the moment, mind.

Divvy
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(02-29-2012, 02:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Troll




sogood.gif

Cool, haven't seen the big sized interface before. Neat.
MatthewB92
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(02-29-2012, 02:07 PM)
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reformatted the partition the dev build was on so this can all be done nice and clean. Can't wait!
operon
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(02-29-2012, 02:07 PM)
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Ok just checking to makre sure I'm good to go. I have made my vhd and mounted and formated it. Do i need to unattach to run this:


DISKPART> select vdisk file=d:\VM\Win8.vhd
DISKPART> attach vdisk
from http://www.winsupersite.com/content1...ndows-7-141708 or do I just install as normal
Troll
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(02-29-2012, 02:08 PM)
That OS is sexy. So sexy. I am honestly surprised on how there were no leaks of the preview. Hats off to MS.
The Friendly Monster
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(02-29-2012, 02:09 PM)
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I want it now.
Digishine
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(02-29-2012, 02:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by HDRemake

Where can that be found? Who is it meant for?

If u got some connections at ms you might get it of be a friend who got connections :p
Divvy
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(02-29-2012, 02:09 PM)
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Why didn't they allow a webstream of this again? Sucky.
celebi23
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(02-29-2012, 02:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Divvy

Why didn't they allow a webstream of this again? What a shame.

It's Microsoft. I just don't get it. The build conference generated a lot of hype for Windows 8. Webcasting this would just generate more *shrugs*
show me your skeleton
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(02-29-2012, 02:11 PM)
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if i can synch my windows phone to this beast i'll be so happy. yeah, damn right i want to know if i get/see any texts/missed calls whatever. that'd be soooo good.

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