1. theefman's Avatar
    Anyone here planning to install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview when its released on Feb 29? And if so on what machine, tablet, desktop or laptop? I will be putting it on my Acer W500 and am thoroughly looking forward to it.
    02-09-2012 01:48 PM
  2. 5tephen's Avatar
    I'm actually looking for a win7 tablet right now that I can put it on. I love win8 and can't wait for the full official release.
    02-09-2012 02:00 PM
  3. psychotron's Avatar
    Probably not. I've got the hard drive on my laptop partitioned up just the way I like it right now and don't have a spare computer sitting around to play with it, so I'll probably sit back and wait to buy a new machine with the RTM preinstalled later this year.
    02-09-2012 02:02 PM
  4. alpinestars1z's Avatar
    I'll probably put it on my desktop and dual-boot Mac OS X and Windows 8.
    02-09-2012 02:14 PM
  5. bush715's Avatar
    Ive been running the original beta for a while so I will probably be loading it up
    02-09-2012 02:22 PM
  6. Judge_Daniel's Avatar
    I already have the last release on a partition on this computer, so I'll either update/upgrade/reformat that partition when the CP comes out. My laptop is a Dell Studio XPS 1640. I'll probably keep Win7 on this computer, but buy a tablet as soon as a nice one comes out with Windows 8 already installed.
    02-09-2012 02:35 PM
  7. HeyCori's Avatar
    I'll delete the developer build and install it on a new partition. Using my plain jane desktop.
    02-09-2012 02:50 PM
  8. 5tephen's Avatar
    Just purchased a Series 7 slate for a steal. Paid for FedEx overnight. Won't ship til tomorrow obviously so it will get here Saturday.
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    02-09-2012 10:25 PM
  9. theefman's Avatar
    I'm actually looking for a win7 tablet right now that I can put it on. I love win8 and can't wait for the full official release.
    This would seem to be the cheapest, quality Windows tablet available, and videos from youtube show it running the developer preview pretty well. Should be fine with the CP. Acer Iconia Tab W500-BZ467 Refurbished Tablet PC - AMD Dual-Core Processor C-50(1.0GHz), 10.1" Wide XGA, 2GB Memory, 32GB SSD, AMD Radeon HD 6250

    Edit: just saw you got a Samsung slate, how much was it for?
    02-10-2012 11:14 AM
  10. cedarlog's Avatar
    yep i can't wait for the beta my secondary machine is prepared physically and Spiritually for windows 8 beta :D
    and it will be installed on laptop
    Last edited by torchxit; 02-10-2012 at 01:49 PM.
    02-10-2012 01:44 PM
  11. boss.king's Avatar
    I would love to, but I use my laptop for uni and can't afford to mess anything up (which I would probably manage to do somehow).

    I wanna upgrade pretty soon after it comes out though
    02-10-2012 04:43 PM
  12. cedarlog's Avatar
    I would love to, but I use my laptop for uni and can't afford to mess anything up (which I would probably manage to do somehow).

    I wanna upgrade pretty soon after it comes out though
    you could install it via VMware without dual-boot or mess anything
    02-10-2012 09:16 PM
  13. boss.king's Avatar
    you could install it via VMware without dual-boot or mess anything
    I might try that, thanks for the suggestion
    02-11-2012 08:59 PM
  14. palandri's Avatar
    I have an older Asus laptop that I am always loading up with different distributions of Linux. I'll load it on there.
    02-11-2012 09:25 PM
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