anyone actually using windows 8.1

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  • Works just fine

    Conan257
    Member

    I can’t get it to install, like thousands of others…

    Premier Icon drew
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    No problems here. It’s speeded up the wifi on my Acer laptop.

    Premier Icon leffeboy
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    Yep, nice improvement. Don’t like the search pulling in web stuff – have to get that switched off. Loving the offline skydrive. Means we can save stuff on one machine and pick it up on another or in a browser elsewhere. Really nice when you are fed up with the family asking where they have saved their files

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
    Subscriber

    *waves*
    Works here.

    Is it good or should folks be hesitant

    Ho hum
    Member

    I think that I will wait until after we have fibre put in otherwise it will take ages to download.

    rocketman
    Member

    Yup installed it yesterday. 3.62 GB downloaded rather erratically in about 40 mins, reboot, licence agreement and boom Windows 8 but it works like Windows 7. Never see an app again.

    Only minor hiccup was using the Microsoft account to log on, easily remedied by disconnecting the account and using a local profile once the upgrade was complete.

    DickBarton
    Member

    Done upgrade on Friday night – no probs. Appears to be identical to 8…

    PJay
    Member

    I’m running it but I don’t see what all the pre-launch hype was about as there doesn’t seem to be much difference (at least on the surface) from 8, although I can now go to the horrible Metro interface from a Start Button!

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