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Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 09-02-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,655
Posted By 3dog
I also have a 2011 Mac Pro laptop with SSD and 8g...

I also have a 2011 Mac Pro laptop with SSD and 8g memory. I loaded the same windows 8 operating system that I have set up on the DUO on the Parallels vm software and boy did it fly. I liked the Mac...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 07-21-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,655
Posted By 3dog
Windows 8.1 beta seems to run allot slower than 8...

Windows 8.1 beta seems to run allot slower than 8 on the DUO. I have mine set up as a dual boot with WIN 7 and find I use 7 but want to keep 8 just to see if it will ever be as good as the IPAD,...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 06-29-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,655
Posted By 3dog
Windows 8.1

In windows 8 my internet explorer is always slow and stops working in desktop mode. I am disappointed with the apps in metro mode and the performance is nowhere near my ipad 2. I set up a dual boot...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 10-28-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By 3dog
I installed Windows 8 PRO and touch works great.

I installed Windows 8 PRO and touch works great.
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 10-28-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,176
Posted By 3dog
I find that my marine nav program that didn't...

I find that my marine nav program that didn't work with the preview now works with the final release. Was thinking of keeping Win 7 in a dual boot but all my old programs work with Win 8 and the RT...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 10-28-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By 3dog
I just installed from the Microsoft site and...

I just installed from the Microsoft site and everything worked. Suggest you reinstall.
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 09-02-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By 3dog
I like that they kept the same basic design of...

I like that they kept the same basic design of the DUO with a bigger screen. I tried Win 8 on the DUO and found the apps had potential but at that time they were very limited. Win 8 booted much...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 07-23-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By 3dog
I removed it and went back to Win 7 as one of my...

I removed it and went back to Win 7 as one of my marine Nav programs would not run. Didn't notice any other major problems. I hear that when win 8 does come out you may not be able to dual boot...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 06-18-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By 3dog
Windows 8 Release Preview

After using the Win 8 Consumer Preview I upgraded to the Release Preview and found that the Desktop keyboard (in tablet mode) works better but still not as good as the Metro keyboard in tablet mode. ...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 06-18-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,159
Posted By 3dog
Docking station will not charge

A few months after I loaded Win 8 I noticed that my docking station would not charge and the light was not coming on when the DUO needed a charge. I thought it was something to do with the drivers...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 04-30-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,999
Posted By 3dog
It works but it will change the orientation when...

It works but it will change the orientation when you are in laptop mode but I like that. The DUO's original driver had to be in tablet mode before the screen would change.
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 04-01-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
After deleting the CP I reinstalled it to see if...

After deleting the CP I reinstalled it to see if there were any changes. This time it looks like they fixed the keyboard in that it scrolls now so you can see what you are typing. When I installed...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-12-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
My suggestion is to take it off your laptop as it...

My suggestion is to take it off your laptop as it is full of bugs and is not designed to replace Win 7, just to give you a feel of what is being developed. There is no support from either Microsoft...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-10-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
When I checked the one in Metro is IE 10 and the...

When I checked the one in Metro is IE 10 and the one on the desk top is IE 9. I think the problem is that the web sites I was having a problem with IE 10 required active x or other plug ins. I have...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-05-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
The Lenovo IdeaPad YOGA's specs and est price...

The Lenovo IdeaPad YOGA's specs and est price look good with good screen size, light weight, better battery, SSD and GPS but it will be twice the price I paid for my DUO. Not sure if I will go with...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-04-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
I did not feel that Internet Explorer 10 was...

I did not feel that Internet Explorer 10 was noticeably better than IE 9 in regards to using touch. In the past I tried Opera Mini which was really slick and fast and had a good on-screen keyboard. I...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-04-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
I do expect to see an improvement with the final...

I do expect to see an improvement with the final release of Win 8 but I don't think it will go beyond running apps on the small screen of the DUO. The Apps will have to improve allot before I would...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-03-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
I removed the preview after spending hours trying...

I removed the preview after spending hours trying but failing to configure the Consumer Preview to get some bug free functionality. I came to the conclusion that the DUO screen is too small and I...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-02-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
Well, I did have mine set up to dual boot but...

Well, I did have mine set up to dual boot but after doing a refresh it only boots in Windows 8. How did you set up dual boot?
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-02-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
At this point I am feeling that the screen size...

At this point I am feeling that the screen size of the DUO is too small for the new Metro or touch interface. One issue is when you use the on-screen keyboard to type or handwrite it takes up too...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-02-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
I had the same problem with the accelerometer...

I had the same problem with the accelerometer with Windows 7 but even after reset it went off again. I gave up on it and just reset the screen from landscape to portrait when I want to change it. I...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-01-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
I am trying to use just the touch interface for...

I am trying to use just the touch interface for now and using a stylist with the on-screen handwriting tool. This takes allot of practice but it works much better the any previous version of windows...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 03-01-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
I downloaded on the first day of availability and...

I downloaded on the first day of availability and it took about 2.25 hrs from start to finish. Had to remove 2 programs and you need ac power as you would when you install any version of Windows. I...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 02-28-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,120
Posted By 3dog
Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Duo

Had my Duo for 1 year now and I am looking forward to installing the Consumer Preview due out this week. It does appear that the Developer Preview has been installed on a Duo but I didn't see the...
Forum: Dell Inspiron Duo 10-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,472
Posted By 3dog
Dell did send out a tech and replaced the hard...

Dell did send out a tech and replaced the hard drive. The new hard drive only had windows on it and no other software. Still having some problems with the windows updates but Dell is working on...
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