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Smile Windows 8 Beta - 03-15-2012, 10:43 PM

I have installed and run every OS I could find on my MINI 9 and yesterday I added Windows 8 Beta to the list. I installed it from a flash drive and it took about as long as Windows 7. Performance is very good. I was running XBUNTU before the W8B effort. Here is my relative performance scale, fastest first:
Windows 8 Beta
XBUNTU
Windows 7
Windows XP
Windows 8 only uses 10 GB as opposed to 12 GB for W7.
So far W8 does not like the native screen resolution of the Mini 9, 600 X 800.
This is not enough to install any Apps. I have my Mini 9 connected through a KVM switch to my desktop hardware which includes a 24 inch LCD.
I finally discovered the Second Display Settings under devices, selected Second Display Only and it jumped to 1680 X 1050.
I just installed the Kindle App from the STORE.
Got to go, More later.

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Default 03-16-2012, 01:28 AM

There's some discussion of this in the Windows 8 section of this forum.


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