The Official Windows 8 Discussion Thread

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The Official Windows 8 Discussion Thread



Taking an old page out of the Linux book, Microsoft is developing Windows 8 in such a way that you’ll be able to run it from a thumb drive.
This according to those who have been tinkering around with that leaked alpha from last week.

(See https://forums.themavesite.com/index.php?topic=11083)
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

Oh my god, that task manager looks INCREDIBLY gay.
 

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Yeah it looks nice and everything, but there's hardly any functionality.. Far too much wasted space. And why isn't there even a processes tab? That's EASILY the most useful one..
 

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GPow69 said:
Oh my god, that task manager looks INCREDIBLY gay.
I have to agree, a Taskmanager is supposed to be a useful tool and not to be a nice addition to the overall theme.


STOP POSTING WHILE I'M WRITING MY ANSWER ;_;
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

There is a button in the top left corner. It has the same look to change the view in a folder, as it is in windows 7. Maybe you can change the look to "details" revealing extra information.
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

Impulse said:
There is a button in the top left corner. It has the same look to change the view in a folder, as it is in windows 7. Maybe you can change the look to "details" revealing extra information.

Could very well be.. However that (probably) still doesn't give you a Processes tab D:
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

Guys, about the task manager, the version that comes in the version leaked is BROKEN.

On newer builds it looks like this:

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

^Now that's cool.
But I just think this windows is revamped from 7 :tongue:
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

That looks nice Pro :biggrin:

And a processes tab :T
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

Why would MS even THINK of removing technical features from Windows :S? Is this going mac-style now D:?
 

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

Maffia171 said:
ThePro said:
There's also a few features like a new task manager (http://www.theproweb.net/2011/04/17/new-task-manger-on-windows-8/) and a PDF reader (http://www.theproweb.net/2011/04/18/windows-8-built-in-pdf-reader/)

Sadly, I'm unable to try the flash drive thing, since it needs atleast a 8GB one, and i only have a few 2GB ones
And also this: http://windows7themes.net/windows-8-mount-iso.html
Looks cool :tongue:

Yeah, that isn't hidden though, I tried it too!

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Re: Windows 8 to Run On Flash Drives

Damn it Pro, you really are pro with Windows related stuff.
 
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