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  1. Drew

    Drew Banned

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    No Beta OS should ever be installed, except as, follows:

    1. On a spare machine
    2. Virtually
    3. As a dual-boot.
    4. Run from a USB stick


    Never as an Upgrade or replacement to an existing, current, non-beta OS. Never on a production machine.
    Nor, BTW, can one move from 1 Beta of an OS to the next or from Beta to RTM, etc... from Build to Build or stage to stage, except by clean installs.

    Programs & software must be installed, after a fresh OS install.

    Cheers,
    Drew
     
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    Drew, you forgot:

    4. From a USB stick :redface:

    That's how I run Windows 8 CP on my laptop.
     
  3. Drew

    Drew Banned

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    True. Added, there & included now. Thanks!

    Except, was listing how to install not, from what sources.

    Drew
     
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    No, no Drew, you are getting this wrong. Not install but Run. See my little tutorial here: https://skydrive.live.com/redir.aspx?cid=475a0a48ca6d4035&resid=475A0A48CA6D4035!1776&parid=root

    Open it in a browser that can read PDFs. Then you do not have to download the little file.
     
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    Oh, right, ok. Caught what you're meaning, now. Amended the OP accordingly. Thanks.

    Drew
     
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    That stick I chose works really well. I think it is faster than when you install it on a HDD, but not as fast as my system in Virtual box on the SSD. Boot time is 36 seconds and shutdown 14 seconds (as to Event Viewer).
     
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    Mostly cus of the nature of SSDs. May change when not bare-bones OS but, still, excellent.

    Drew
     

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