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Default 03-05-2012, 09:34 AM

i have windows xp now and it is working great
do you think i still should get windows 8?
is it much better?
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Default 03-05-2012, 01:38 PM

If you don't mind doing complete reinstalls as the development progresses, you can do it. Unless you have a specific interest in it now, I'd suggest sticking with XP.


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Default 03-31-2012, 10:51 AM

hi, are you able to run metro apps? my problem is that the monitor resolution is stuck at 1024x600 while windows 8 apps require at least 1024x768... if I connect the pc to a different monitor everything works great and I can even run metro apps. So I believe the dell pc monitor doesn't support higher resolution than 1024x600. thoughts, suggestions, workarounds??? thanks
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Default 03-31-2012, 01:58 PM

Yes, I can use Metro apps with the Intel driver installed and resolution forced to 1024x768. Doesn't look all that good, but it works.


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