Re: Download the Windows 8 Release Preview here |
Tarkus <tarkus <at> bravesmvp.com>
2012-06-05 01:23:13 GMT
On 6/1/2012 3:07 PM, Sailfish wrote:
> My bloviated meandering follows what Tarkus graced us with on 6/1/2012
> 2:54 PM:
>> On 5/31/2012 7:44 PM, David wrote:
>>> Speaking of Windows 8
>> Still has Aero glass, color mixing and color intensity controls --
>> things rumored to be gone in the RP version.
> Microsoft has deferred dropping it until RTM release, from what I read.
So I've heard. Apparently they want a desktop interface that's not such
a shocking departure from Metro, so the two blend together better. We
> Also, I have both Consumer Preview (CP) and Release Preview (RP) running
> as Guests in VirtualBox (configured exactly the same way, disk space,
> ram, &c) and RP is really dog slow now. Not only that, but it threw up
> some cryptic error message when I tried to select a desktop background
> when hung the system. After a reboot, I can get into User Accounts but
> am unable to delete the corrupted User Account. This has gotten
> demonstrably worse since CP in my opinion.
> btw, I reinstalled it and that hasn't fixed its new sluggishness.
Haven't noticed anything like that on my two laptops (main OS on both).