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Installation Windows 8 Developer Preview Developer DVD

Q: Installation Windows 8 Developer Preview Developer DVD

Dear forum readers,

I have a problem when trying to install:

Windows 8 Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)

When using the DVD tool from Microsoft as explained in one of the tutorials in this forum,
I receive the following error message:

The disc does not have sufficient free space.

I use a 4.7GB DVD disc, and the size of the Windows 8 Developer Preview with tools English, 64-bit (x64) iso file
size is: 4.83 GB.

Of-course this is the source of my problem, and i need a way to fix it.

What i am doing currently, is downloading the Windows 8 Developer Preview without tools.

I have read some solutions, but they did not offer what i am looking for.

I need a way to install the complete version with developer tools, including:

64-bit Windows 8 Developer Preview
Windows SDK for Metro style apps
Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express for Windows 8 Developer Preview
Microsoft Expression Blend 5 Developer Preview
28 Metro style apps including the BUILD Conference app

I only have a normal DVD drive, no USB stick of the required size, but I have a second hard-disk with sufficient space.
AND I have an external USB hard-disk with sufficient space.

Tried to install from local hard-disk in Windows 7 by using the setup.exe in the sources directory, gives me the following error:
To install Windows, make sure that the partition on your bootdisk has at least 1243 Megabytes (MB) of free space.
Error code 0x80070490

I think i will buy a USB stick with enough capacity, but if someone has a quick fix, it would be very welcome!

Best regards,

zx81

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A: Installation Windows 8 Developer Preview Developer DVD

Originally Posted by zx81


Tried to install from local hard-disk in Windows 7 by using the setup.exe in the sources directory, gives me the following error:
To install Windows, make sure that the partition on your bootdisk has at least 1243 Megabytes (MB) of free space.
Error code 0x80070490

I think i will buy a USB stick with enough capacity, but if someone has a quick fix, it would be very welcome!

Best regards,

zx81



Don't make that USB purchase yet.

Can you screen shot your disk management and we'll try and sust it out for you.

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Here is what I try to do to install Windows:
Procedure
Copying Windows Files
Expanding Windows Files
Installing Features
Installing Updates
Finishing installation
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1: Run "D:\sources\setup.exe" via Windows 7
2: Run "D:\setup.exe" or "D:\sources\installprep.exe" via Windows 7
3: Run "D:\sources\setup.exe" via BIOS

Any idea on how to fix this?

Microsoft Windows Developer Preview 6.2.8102 (I think)

A:Developer Preview installation freezes

How does your disk look when you try to install. Post a snip of Disk Management. Maybe we can determine the cause of your problems.

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I tried to install windows 8 on a seperate partition, installation went well and system need to restart, after restart, screen say device ready then going by percent, when it get 31% it stopped going, i waited a hour still same, so I resart pc, now it says installation did stopped incorrectly. I tried second time it stopped at 17%.


what is the problem there?

A:windows 8 developer preview

the Operating System is working fine.But, when I installed Skype the laptop microphone has stopped working. When I check the device manager in the control panel, it shows nothing unidentifiable by the system, only MTP USB Device in yellow triangle. I don't know how to fix my Laptop microphone.

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Hi, I need to know if someone with Athlon XP or Sempron CPU has also problems with Windows Developer Preview. Every time I run Services or EventViewer...etc the application crashes with the culprit being d3d10warp.dll.
I tested it in 3 PCs with different video cards and now I suspect is the CPU. (which lacks SSE2 instructions)

A:Windows Developer Preview on old PC

I dont think it's the CPU, at least there's no reference to SSE2 instructions in the official requirements.






1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Taking advantage of touch input requires a screen that supports multi-touch
To run Metro style Apps, you need a screen resolution of 1024 X 768 or greater

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I'm running the Windows Developer Preview 64 bit w/o developer's tools on my computer. I installed it through an iso mounted to a USB flash drive. Now, months later, it says I need to insert the disk to repair Windows. (It froze and when I restarted it said this). I can only download the consumer preview now, rendering me unable to fix it. I want to update to the Consumer Preview on my computer for the purpose of the iso being "corrupt" (missing different files each time) no matter how many times I try to redownload and remount it. If anyone knows of somewhere I can download it or has it saved somewhere and is willing to upload it somewhere, I would greatly appreciate it.

A:Windows Developer Preview 64 bit w/o tools iso?

Hi,

Easiest choices of many:

1) Try booting to safe mode then open an elevated command prompt and run this command to fix it:

sfc /scannow

2) Just custom install the Consumer Preview.

3) If you still have the USB intact, use that to repair.

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There might be something wrong with your hard drive, because Windows files do not really become corrupted otherwise, causing freezes. (Maybe 3rd party software over-writting but still probably would not freeze.)

Once you have any operating system up and running, run this command from an elevated prompt:

chkdsk /r

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Dear forum readers,

I tried to install Windows 8 Developer Preview.

After some initial problems, i succeeded in installing Windows 8 (dual boot ) on my laptop.

However, for some reason my printer was installed, but not working.

Printer: Canon LBP6000, it appeared in the control panel, but no properties of the printer.

Tried to download 64-bit drivers from Canon for Windows 7.
Installed the driver, rebooted and try to print.

Error message: something like connection problems. Booted in Windows 7, no problems with printing.

Rebooted in Windows 8,
Got an error message from Explorer.exe and the laptop shuts down.
Windows 8 started
try to fix the printer problems, still not managed to get the printer working.

Then i tried to log of and shut down, Windows 8 did not want to log of, so i tried <CTRL><ALT><DEL>
and got finally to the option to shut down.

Got an error message from Explorer.exe and the laptop shuts down.

Since Windows 8 is not stable on my system, especially not able to shut down, or log of normally,

I want to get rid of Windows 8 Developer Release, but i do not like to loose Windows 7.

It is a dual-boot system.

Hope someone can explain to me how to safely remove Windows 8 Developer Preview. And keep Windows 7, without the Windows 8 Developer Preview boot loader.

Best regards,

zx81

A:Windows 8 Developer Preview, how to remove?

Hello zx81,

This can help show you how to remove Windows 8 while you are logged in Windows 7.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...r-preview.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello guys,

Is just me, or anyone else have this bug too? In Windows Developer Preview, with Aero enabled, the background of every window have a great grey square. In case of some apps wich use aero, like Firefox or the Windows Gadget Gallery, it's so ugly! :crazy:

Do you guys have idea about what's happening?
My notebook is a Intel GMA 965 graphic card, maybe it can be a bug for this hardware, right?
Thnx

A:Aero bug in Windows Developer Preview

I have the same problem (if it is a problem). Doesn't seem to cause any malfunction just a bit annoying. Will probably be fixed by the Public Beta.:unsure:

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Hello Everyone,]

I would like to know if Windows Vista/7/8 would work on the BENQ S6 Tablet PC. If so I would like to buy it then install Windows on it.

Thanks in advance; Here is the specification
CPUIntel? Atom? 800MHzDimension158 x 90 x 22mmDisplay4.8? WVGA 800 x 480 TFT touch panelWeight370 gMemory512MB DDR2 SDRAMHard DriveSSD (PATA) 2GAudioHD audio codecSpeakersOne for audio outputUSB SpecsOne mini USB2.0 port (host/client)Network/ConnectivityBluetooth : ver. 2.0 + EDR

WLAN : 802.11b/gCard ReaderMicro SD (Push-push)I/O PortsMini USB port
2.5mm headphone-out x1
1.65 phi DC-in x 1Battery7.4V 1880mAhInput DeviceStylus touch penG-sensor3-axial G-sensorFile SupportedImage: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF
Video: Ogg, MPEG1, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, DivX 5/6, VC1, WMV9, MJPEG
Audio: WAV, Ogg, MP3, MIDI

A:Windows 8 Developer Preview on Linux Tablet

No. It does not meet the system requirements. Below is the requirements for each. I have highlighted the aspect that your Tablet doesnt meet. While you can try to force the install of Windows with only 512MB of RAM, I would not suggest it as it would not do you any good. It will make the system slow.

System Requirements
Windows 8 Release Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 7:

Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

Windows 7 system requirements
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Windows Vista system requirements
If you want to run Windows Vista on your PC, here's what it takes:

1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) of system memory (512 megabytes (MB) for Home Basic)
40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space (20 GB for Home Basic)
Support for DirectX 9 graphics with WDDM and 128 MB of graphics memory (32 MB for Home Basic)
DVD-ROM drive
Audio Output
Internet access (fees may apply)

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Dos anybody know how to get this APP to work. I can never get it to log into facebook. States- cannot retrieve status updates at this time.
Than You for your help in this.
Ray Riley

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Hi everyone, I am new here....

1. Can I use a USB Flash Drive for the Install of the Developer Preview of Windows 8?
2. Will I lose Windows Vista Home Premium?

Thank you!

A:Questions on the Install Windows 8 Developer Preview.

Hello FirelightXtreme, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Q1) Yes, you can. The tutorial below can help show you how to.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...eview-iso.html

Q2) If you try to install Windows 8 from within Vista, then you would lose Vista. You could use the tutorial below for how to setup a dual boot with Windows 8 and Vista when Vista is installed first. It's the same steps, but just substitute Vista for Windows 7 in the tutorial.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi,

I currently have Windows Developer Preview 64 bit with developer tools installed on a Dell Inspiron 17R N7110.

When a try to connect to any network it will take about 45 seconds and then say that it has failed but will show limited connectivity to the network.

I have the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 wireless adapter.

Is there anything that I can do?

Thank you all in advance.

I have posted a duplicate in General Discussion.

A:Windows Developer Preview can't connect to internet

Do you have the latest drivers installed? Have you tryed to disable/enable the adapter?

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I can't install NETOP (application) in Windows Developer Preview

I tried to install Netop several times, but unfortunately! it say "Error adding or removing host service" and "Error installing service for NetOp Teacher" ? Pls. who knows about this trouble?

Here the Screenshot

and
Sorry for may bad English.

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i have started to download w 8 ,but i have one questuion the it is free ware?

A:is windows 8 developer preview is free or we have to activate it

Its free lol.

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http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/home/System RequirementsWindows Developer Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows Vista and Windows 7: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit) 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver Taking advantage of touch input requires a screen that supports multi-touchTo run Metro style Apps, you need a screen resolution of 1024 X 768 or greaterWill it work in VMware? If so, I might "play" with it...if not I'll wait for the Beta.Think I got my answer: >>>The Win8 build they're releasing (the dev preview build) includes the Win8 OS, samples, SDKs, and Visual Studio. You do all of your dev and testing on that machine, either physical (if you install it on a real machine) or virtual (if you install it into a VM). Obviously to do touch testing and such you'd need a touch-capable machine, but the rest could probably be done either in a physical or virtual machine.<<<ETA: Good thread re this release going on here http://www.eightforums.com/windows-8-news/2221-windows-8-developer-preview-release.htmlEdit: Moved topic from General Chat to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Windows 8 Developer Preview English downloads are now available.

Great, like I need to learn another version of Windows!

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when i try to update windows 8 developer preview the WU all time gives error code like
1.80244022
2.80072efd

how to fix it.
and does any one have windows 8 developer preview evaluation extend update.

thanks.

A:I Can't install update in windows 8 developer preview

1/15/2013

If you have Windows 7 currently installed on the machine, please post a screenshot of Disk Management.

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Hi All,

Have upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my Laptop. All is good except i cant use Visual Studio 11 due to the fact i cannot acquire a "developer license"

In other websites people have directly attributed this to upgrading from Windows 7, unfortunately I cannot clean install this laptop so need to find how to get the License as is

Does anybody know the resolution to this issue?

What i get is that you try to get the developer license and it fails asking you to retry (never works)

A:Getting a Developer License on Windows 8 Consumer Preview?

Can't agree with developer license in Visual Studio 11 Beta | Microsoft Connect

Looks like you are not the only one. My Technet account let me download Win8 CP with a subscribers serial number and technet is definitely a developers site but I am assuming these guys have a Technet account.

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I have windows 7 HP 64 and windows developer preview 64 in dual boot on different hard drives. After doing a pc refresh one of my drives doesn't show up in explorer. When I log onto to windows 7 all my drives show up but when I log onto window developer preview it isn't detecting the hard drive where windows 7 is installed. Any answers?

A:Windows Developer Preview 64 isn't detecting a hard drive

Post your disk management screen shot here and we can get a better idea...

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Hey everyone! I just downloaded the 64bit version of Windows Developer Preview without the dev tools last night, burned it to a dvd this morning, and installed it next to Windows 7 and Windows XP on my Gateway NV59c laptop.

It works well. It detected all my hardware and it all seems to be working right out of the box. Better than what Windows 7 produced. It even recognizes my card reader after install. In Windows 7 I had to go a download the driver for it.

I only had one BSOD. It was trying to install Avast Internet Security. It installed no problem, save for the dialogue telling me of a compatibility issue. But after restarting Windows, it would keep BSODing at boot. But after three attempts to boot, it went into recovery mode and allowed me to use system restore. So all is well!

But ya, just wanted to let you all know that it works on this laptop perfectly fine in case anyone might be wondering about a Gateway laptop.

A:Windows 8 Developer Preview 64bit on Gateway Laptop

I only had one BSOD. It was trying to install Avast Internet Security.



Go for MSE

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Well seeing as how we have a list of working AV for Windows 8, might as well start one for working games. If you want to contribute, feel free to do so!

Windows 8 Developer Preview Build 8102.

Legend:
GREEN = Working
RED = Not working
BLUE = Additional information
Age of Empires 3 - Gives compatibility warning when starting age3.exe, but game works flawlessly if you ignore it.
AssaultCube
FlyForFantasy
KalOnline
Perfect World International
Pogo.com
Quake Live
Rome: Total War
Runescape
Team Fortress 2 - (Reported by iliveinabucket)
The Sims 3
Warsow
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

A:List of Games Working with Windows 8 Developer Preview

Team Fortress 2 works great on Windows 8 Developer Preview. I have yet to test out my other games, but I assume all Source engine games should work too.

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I have Lenovo 3000 G430 4152 and my new Bh-503 stereo Bluetooth headset is not shown shown in the "add a Bluetooth device" dialog box.Previously on Windows 7 it used to get paired easily and quickly.The problem is that without uninstalling the device I formatted my Win 7 partition and the device's setting and the device itself is visible in the device manager and playback device list but when connected it isn't connected.it is also visible when i go to create an outgoing port in bluetooth setting.whenever i uninstall them they are automatically installed. please help me friends. i can go back to windows 7 but i dont know how..please suggest on this matter too..

Thanks in advance for any help,advice or assistance.

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"Help the Windows team prepare for beta by signing up for the Windows Developer Preview Install Fair"

I got this invite via email this AM, clicked on "Accept the Invitation" and got this message:

Unfortunately, the program you are trying to join is no longer accepting new participants. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Anybody else arrive too late to the party?

ETA - INVITATION - oops.

A:Windows Developer Preview Install Fair Invitaion

Wait, what? Does that mean they removed the developer preview or something? Not sure I understand what you mean...

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If anyone wants to customize their Metro Start screen. There's a new tool here:

Start Screen Editor Download - Softpedia
ENJOY!!!

A:Windows Developer Preview Build.8102 Start Screen Editor

interesting nice find

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Is it possible to 'install" DP Apps in CP?

Where are the 'shortcuts?' for Metro Apps located?

Here's path one..
d:\Program Files\Applications\microsoft.build_1.0.1.4_neutral_neutral_8wekyb3d8bbwe\

Here's path two..
d:\Users\Windunce\AppData\microsoft.build_8wekyb3d8bbwe\

Yes one can copy those folders to the appropriate place in CP, but getting them 'registered?'
and finding out what takes the place of a .lnk is beyond me at the moment.

Any help appreciated.

ps...
For now I've made two users, Windunce and Metro.
I've 'disabled?' the MetroUI for user Windunce and left MetroUI as installed for the user Metro.

I simply unpinned all the apps from the Start Screen except 'Desktop' and enabled Quick Launch on a
double-height TaskBar to replicate? my Win 7 system

User Windunce will logon for day to day productivity and User Metro will logon to enter the brave new world.

The best of both worlds? Well it could be, but not just yet.

Schizophrenically Yours
Windunce

A:Installing? Developer Preview Apps in Comsumer Preview

Found the .lnk to the App.
The folder names changed from DP to CP.
No more Immersive Apps Shortcuts, nor Applications folder.

So I created those folders in CP and copied everything over from DP into them.
The good news? The shortcut showed up in the Start Screen!

The bad news, it doesn't run :(

I suppose I could compare registry entries and import some keys, but before I try that,
does anyone think there is an easier way?

Thanks
Windunce

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When I updated to the release preview, Metro stopped working on my computer. The tiles said Microsoft.ZuneMusic/AppexNews and when I clicked them they did not open. If I tried to open the store, it would open the splash screen and then crash. So then I tried to re-install windows 8 but it would not install and said it was experiencing problems with my hardware (which makes no sense since the Developer Preview worked perfectly fine). Now whenever I start up my computer I have to choose between Windows 8 on disk 2, another option for Windows 8 on disk two, or Windows Setup. And metro still does not work. What is happening? Can someone please help me? Thank you!

A:Release Preview does not work, developer preview did?

Hello Ishpan, and welcome to Eight Forums.

What happens when you select "Windows Setup" with your installation disc still there?

You might see if the issue and solution in the link below may the same as what you are having.

What to do if Windows 8 Release Preview won't install

If not, then double check to make sure that you do a clean install of Windows 8 instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi,can Win8 C.P. be installed without removing Win8 D.P.

I guess not, but since until now my Revodrive 3 X2 gave me problems with the Win8 D.P. install, i hate to do a fresh try with the Consumer Preview.

I would loose the Win8 is am using now.

When starting the setup, hard drive is not recognized.....

Any thoughts anyone?

Thanks

Jeff

A:installing Win 8 consumer Preview over Developer Preview

Yes, you can upgrade to CP from DP but I would suggest you to do a clean install.
If you want to upgrade from DP, use this link: Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview
For clean install, burn the required .iso image from this link:
Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO formats

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Quote:
IE 9 developer preview: 700,000 downloads so far; next update 'on track.'

Since Microsoft made available to testers the Internet Explorer (IE) 9 developer preview in mid-March, there have been about 700,000 downloads of it, according to a source close to the situation, who asked not to be identified.

IE General Manager Dean Hachamovitch, with whom I had a brief phone conversation on April 7, would not comment on the exact number of IE 9 downloads to date. But he did confirm there has been positive reception for Microsoft?s next release of IE ? a release which will feature HTML 5 support, a new, speedier JavaScript engine and a host of other features.


Source -
IE 9 developer preview: 700,000 downloads so far; next update 'on track' | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

A:IE 9 developer preview: 700,000 downloads so far

Nice. I actually liked playing around with it. Looking forward to the alpha version.

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Ok, so I downloaded the setup and it starts to run but then it has an error saying it couldn't install the prerequisites and this is the error in the log


Code:
[12C0:12A4][2011-09-17T09:15:05.816-06:00]: MUX: ExecuteError: Package (vsbsln_neu_28) failed: Error: 25541 ErrorMessage: Error 25541.Failed to open XML file C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\CONFIG\machine.config, system error: -2147024786


Can anyone help? I don't want to download the other version of Windows 8 with the tools. I don't have a big enough media to install it.

A:Can't install VS 2011 Developer Preview?

Do you know if there is a standalone installer? (specially for non-msdn subscriber?) Or is there way to extract just the visual studio 11 installer from the larger .iso?

Thanks,
SD

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Problem:
I've recently installed Windows 8 on a borrowed Hard Drive that has recently been returned. The computer I am using is a laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate. After I removed the Hard Drive, my computer keeps attempting to return to the screen where you can choose which OS to boot, but won't even show Windows 7.

Attempted Solutions:
- inserting a Windows 7 Disc and Windows 8 disc and performing Startup repair.
- performing a windows upgrade
- eliminating each SATA slot from boot menu
- booting from an external hard drive on a second computer
- repairing from an external drive on a second computer (with Windows 7 Home Premium)

Resources Available:
- Windows 7 Ultimate + 8 Preview CD
- Netbook running Windows 7 Home Premium
- SATA dock
- just about every cable imaginable

A:Developer Preview Boots Options

Tried restoring the MBR from the Win7 DVD?

See here for detailed instructions - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ot-record.html

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I seem to have lost my bookmarks in Mozilla

A:How do I go back to Win7 from Win8 (Developer Preview)?

i'm not sure but i don't think you can without reinstalling win 7.

scrooge

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I downloaded the 32bit version of the Developer Preview from here. I chose the 32bit version because I do not have the VTX AMD-v in my BIOS.

Then I setup a virtual partition in my vBox 4.1.2. Made the following settings

Enable IO APIC
Enable PAE/NX
Disable VT-x/AMD-V and Nested Paging

With all of that I tried to install but got bombed out (forgot to snip the messages but can try again to get them).

Does anybody have an idea where the problem could be? One suspicion I have is that I try to run the 32bit Win8 in a vBox on top of a 64bit Win7. But that is only a hunch.

A:Problems installing developer preview in Virtual Box

Hi Wolfgang,
I don't think the 32bit on 64bit Windows can be the problem as that is my setup.

I have PAE/NX disabled and VT-x/AMD-V and Nested Paging enabled.

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Hello forum.

Recently I decided to test windows 8 developer preview on my desktop computer. It works great, but I can't run many of my PC games because the drivers don't work with windows 8.

Anyways, I also need windows 7 for school work as well. The problem is that I installed it over Windows 7 by accident instead of dual boot. Usually if I would want to do a factory restore I would press F8, but windows 8 has replaced this with a new menu and GUI that doesn't have the option (Dell Data safe factory restore)

I know it's still on the recovery partition so there must be some way to revert my computer back to factory defaults with the correct drivers.

Any help will be appreciated.

A:Restoring Windows 7 from Windows 8 Developer Preview

As you have access to another computer, you could try creating a system repair disc.

System Repair Disc - Create

Obviously, you can't re-install Windows with it, but it should get you into the advanced recovery options from where you may be able to carry out a factory restore.

Failing that, Dell should be able to provide you with a recovery disc and driver disc at a reasonable charge.

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Just a note that there are Windows Updates available after installing Windows 8 Developer Preview.
(Control Panel -> More Settings -> Windows Updates (icon view))

A:Windows Updates available for Windows 8 Developer Preview

Yes win8 told me straight away!
Thanks for the info.

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Hiya

This Developer Preview describes features, technologies, and application programming interfaces that have changed for Exchange Titanium. The changes listed here for Beta 2 might not be the same as those that are ultimately released.

The goals of this Developer Preview are to provide application developers information about how changes in Exchange Titanium might affect their applications and to introduce the new functionality that may be useful for their applications. This documentation contains the following sections to assist developers in understanding the changes expected in Exchange Titanium:

-Deprecated Technologies and Features lists the Exchange 2000 Server developer-related features that are not included in Exchange Titanium.

-Collaboration Data Objects Changes describes the changes being made to Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) for Exchange Titanium.

-Active Directory Schema Changes lists the changes made to Microsoft Active Directory« for Exchange Titanium.

-WMI describes the full set of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes that are included in Exchange Titanium
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows .NET Server, Windows 2000, Windows XP

- 1 MB disk space required to download.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...4c-6738-475c-9a9a-579eaa57878c&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hi guys, i need help, for instance when i open a app like Piano and other programs on Win8 and want to close it, i have to go into Task Manager and close it like that, is there another way of doing it because it suck have to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then clicking on task manager and then closing it

A:Help with Windows 8 (Windows Developer Preview)

You can press Alt + F4 to manually close it.

I haven't played with W8 yet so I can't offer any other suggestions.

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Working/Non Working software for Windows Developer Preview AKA Windows 8






Originally Posted by synaptix

Legend:
GREEN = Working
RED = Not working
BLUE = Additional Information



Please use color code above when posting your list

Paint.NET
Google Earth
Divx Plus Web Player (free)
Logitech webcam software - model, Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910
Logitech gaming software 8.01 - Logitech G 110 gaming Keyboard
Acronis True Image WD edition (free) Must own and have eligible Western digital drive attached to work.
InfanView Image Viewer and editor + Plugins
Iwin games manager - free/subscription games portal
Easy BCD 2.02 and ireboot 1.1.1
HWiNFO/32/64 Tools
Windows installer uninstall utility
Faststone Capture 5.3 (last free version) If screem resolution is 1024 x768 or lower at 100 DPI or less.


Note: Most programs should install fine using Windows 7 compatibility but not always as I had tried to install an Intel LAN driver from my mobo manufacturer but the current OS was not supported and installation was aborted.

A:Working and non working software for Windows 8: Developer Preview

+==========+==========+==========+==========+==========+
.NET Compact Framework 1.0
.NET Compact Framework 2.0
+==========+==========+==========+==========+==========+
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 x86=NOT WORKING/x64=NOT WORKING
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 = x86=NOT WORKING/x64=NOT WORKING
Microsoft .NET Framework 4
+==========+==========+==========+==========+==========+
.NET Framework Redistributable 1.0
.NET Framework Redistributable 2.0
.NET Framework Redistributable 3.0
+==========+==========+==========+==========+==========+
.NET Micro Framework
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16-bit SDK and DDKs
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2001-10 MSDN Library October
2005-07 MSDN Library July
2006-01 MSDN Library January
2006-05 MSDN Library May
2006-06 MSDN Library June
2006-07 MSDN Library July
2006-08 MSDN Library August
2006-12 MSDN Library December
2007-01 MSDN Library January
2007-04 MSDN Library April
2007-06 MSDN Library June
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ASP .NET AJAX 1.0
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Academic Alliance Tools
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Access 2.0
Access 2003
Access 2007
Access 2010
Access Developer Extensions 2003
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Accounting
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Hello,
I ran MBSA scan on a Windows Server 2012 R2 computer, download all listed missing security updates and installed them on the target computer and then reboot.
I ran another scan to verify that no more updates are missing. There is only one update that still show up in MBSA scan XML result which is:





ID2

GUID

BulletinID

KBID

Type3

IsInstalled

Severity

RestartRequired

Title

BulletinURL

InformationURL

DownloadURL



MS11-025

729a0dcb-df9e-4d02-b603-ed1aee074428

MS11-025

2538243

1

FALSE

3

FAUX

Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008   Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2538243)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS11-025.mspx

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=216803

http://download.windowsupdate.com/msdownload/update/software/secu/2011/05/vcredist_x64_a7c83077b8a28d409e36316d2d7321fa0ccdb7e8.exe



In the associated security bulletin, it is written "Microsoft revised this bulletin to announce a detection change for KB2538242, KB2538243, KB2467173, KB2538218, KB2538241, and KB2542054 to correct an installation issue. This is a detection change
only. There were no changes to the security update files. Customers who have already successfully updated their systems do not need to take any action."
Is it possible that MBSA does not correctly detect that this update is installed?
It is link to Microsoft Visual C++ 200... Read more

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Windows 8 developer prieview really sucks. many times my laptop gets hanged. And in the desktop if i left click the mouse it takes more than minute for the options to appear.

A:Windows 8 developer prieview

To be fair, you are essentially using an unfinished product. Developer preview is not the finished product.

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have recently installed windows developer works nice fast missing media center can i install windows media center on it or something for watching cable tv with a pcmcia card tried hypermedia center works ok has bugs can i install windows media center 2010 or some other software can anyone recommend a link or a program

A:media center windows developer

Originally Posted by exp0


have recently installed windows developer works nice fast missing media center can i install windows media center on it or something for watching cable tv with a pcmcia card tried hypermedia center works ok has bugs can i install windows media center 2010 or some other software can anyone recommend a link or a program



WMC will be added when the beta comes out but isnt yet included (shouldnt be a long wait)

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Hello.


For a few days I have problem with developer licence renew on Windows. I have Lenovo tablet and I can't renew my developer license on Windows 8.1. For licence renew I using Powershell.

After entering login credentials I get error "we couldn't get your developer license for windows 8.1. Our Server is unavailable right now. Please try again later".

Maybe who knows the solution to renew licence and what's the problem with licence server ?

Error image:
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/getfile/1477087

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Hi,I installed Windows 8, but not the developer tools package. I'd sort of like to have the apps, etc. Is there a way to add all of them to my current installation?

A:Install the Windows 8 Developer tools?

What are these apps?

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This is just a question in preparation to installing the developer release of Windows 8.

What is the correct way after installing Windows 8 Developer Release, to remove it, and for example install Windows 8 Beta if it is available?

Will the boot menu also be removed, in other words, what is the correct method to get back to the computer's previous state?

Thanks a lot in advance,

Best regards,

zx81

A:How to remove Windows 8 Developer Release?

Hi zx81 I guess you are planning to dual boot with Windows 7 if so have a look here; http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...r-preview.html

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TI was advised to purchase the Developer disk for my install so i could install on all 3 of my home pc's.
However, the Disk only has one product key. The 2 others Pc's will not activate saying the product key is in use by another PC??/

Please advise?

A:Installing Windows 8 developer 64 bit on 3 home PC's

There is NO Windows 8 Developer x64 DVD.

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I Recently installed the new windows 8 developer preview OS and im getting this bug thats really irratating.

I click on start menu, viewing my tabs.. click to load one it loads for a few seconds (Pictures attached) then proceeds to a blank green screen.. anyone have any idea on how I can sort this? it would help me alot.

My resolution in use now is 1366x768 if that is of any relevance

Thanks .

A:Windows 8 Developer Tablet Applications.

What did you install it on?

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Quote:
Beginning today you can download the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh (WPDT CTP) from http://developer.windowsphone.com, which means you can now build Windows Phone 7 apps on the final release of Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010). While this update is primarily intended to enable development using the final release of VS2010 there are a few new things here too.




Examples of what’s new & changed include:This release has been tested to work with the final release of Visual Studio 2010.
An updated Windows Phone 7 OS image for the Windows Phone Emulator.
A few APIs in the frameworks have been added and or changed. See this MSDN page for more details.
The documentation has been updated with new and expanded topics. See this MSDN page for more details.
We’ve provided limited support for launchers and choosers. In cases where the underlying built-in experience is not present launchers and choosers are still not available (i.e. the email chooser asks you to select a contact, but there are no contacts in the emulator and no way to add one).
Pause/Resume events are now supported.
If the tools are installed as the admin user, non-admin users are now able to deploy to the emulator.
A problem with incremental deployment of projects has been fixed.
A problem resulting in the error "Connection failed because of invalid command-line arguments" being displayed during project creation has been fixed.
A problem where the Windows Phone node was not ... Read more

A:Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh!

Well I don't build those but thanks for the link

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On Tuesday Microsoft unveiled more details about the next operation system Windows 8 at BUILD developer conference in Anaheim, California and we could not miss out this event!

Avast was always able to fully operate on every next Windows OS starting its public Beta version and our users can rely on us regarding Windows 8.

They will ship only one Windows version which will run on all Windows 8 PCs. Desktops, laptops, tablets, cell phones, big screens, small screens. No more separated OS versions like in the past (see Windows and Windows CE/Windows Phone variants). Every desktop application should now support both interfaces ? so will avast!



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A:Avast Blog: Windows 8 developer conference

Thanks, Aaron. I had a feeling that Avast! would soon be on the case of developing a compatible AV with this OS. I hope that they're still considering making a free option, just as we have for Vista and Windows 7.

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Anteru's blog: Switching to Linux: A Windows developer's view.

A few weeks ago, I switched my development environment from Windows to Linux, on a project which was developed so far on Windows only. In this post, I want to describe the issues that brought me to this switch, a short overview how I did the actual port, and some observations on Linux for developers. This is the first post in a series of at least two, the second post will describe the tools I use on Linux right now.

-- Tom
 

A:Switching to Linux: A Windows developer's view

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