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Windows 7: No love in Win8 land... lol

01 Mar 2012   #1
Palindari

Windows 7 Home Premium 64/SP 1
 
 
No love in Win8 land... lol

DL'd the Win8 Consumer Preview Setup to see if my rig had what it takes to run the latest and greatest from Microsoft.

After about 30 secs of "Checking Apps and Devices " I get: Internal Error:Error retrieving the scan report.

I've deleted the file and dl'd it over again - twice - same error message.

Oh well, I can wait for the final release I guess... lol...
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01 Mar 2012   #2
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

The only one that wouldn't work without an update of some sort?

Microsoft Security Essentials.

I am running the beta of MSE, for what that's worth.
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01 Mar 2012   #3
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Download and install the full version from the .iso instead.
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01 Mar 2012   #4
Palindari

Windows 7 Home Premium 64/SP 1
 
 

Thought about that. Reluctant just in case I have incompatible software for the Win8 "experience"
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01 Mar 2012   #5
Palindari

Windows 7 Home Premium 64/SP 1
 
 

Too funny - been reading the Eights forum. Not many happy campers. The layout has changed pretty dramatically - Win8 is more like a smart phone OS than a desktop. I suppose that's one way for MS to save cash - build an OS that ports across to any platform large or small.

Might be keeping W7 around like XP
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01 Mar 2012   #6
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Palindari View Post
Might be keeping W7 around like XP
Along with hoards of us.
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01 Mar 2012   #7
MrNeeds

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

i don't know, i like it but most of the simple features what are supposed to make your life easier seem to be cumbersome tasks now, like simply removing the location in weather app, for the life of me i can't remove the location is thinks i am to the location i actually am.
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01 Mar 2012   #8
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

It gave a location for me that was incorrect, I added mine and set it as default .its fine now
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01 Mar 2012   #9
wadie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Will stick with seven for now..
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