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Windows 8 How To Series

Windows 8 How-To Posts Windows 8 How To: 1. Switch Between Metro UI and Desktop ModeWindows 8 How To: 2. Switch Between Apps or Snap AppsWindows 8 How To: 3. How to Power Off Your DeviceWindows 8 How To: 4. … Continue reading

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Solving Touch Issues: Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Lenovo x220 tablet

It appears that a lot of people have upgraded their Lenovo x220 tablets from Windows 7 to the Windows 8 consumer Preview and have found their touch interactions or pen inputs are not working correctly. Here’s are possible solutions. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Lenovo x220t drivers on Windows 8 Consumer Preview

By default not all the Lenovo drivers are loaded by the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. So you might need to manually load some of the drivers. For e.g. I wanted the Tablet buttons to be enabled, so I manually installed … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Lenovo X220: Boot from VHD

Ok, finally I’ve got this figured out. I’ve tried using Virtual Box 4, VMware Player and both have been unsatisfactory as I couldn’t use the full power of my Lenovo x220 tablet and Windows 8 consumer preview. Finally I tried … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Lenovo x220t with VMWare Player

I had earlier installed Windows 8 Developer Preview on my machine. So this time around installing the Windows 8 consumer preview was easier. You can download the necessary files from http://preview.windows.com/ Specifically here you can get the setup program: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/downloadContinue reading

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Installing Windows 8 Developer Preview in a VM with Virtual Box and VMware player

I’ve been trying to get Windows 8 Developer Preview installed on my Lenovo x220 tablet. Virtual Box – 4.1.6-8413-Win First, I tried my hand with the latest virtual box, what was interesting was that they have an option to create … Continue reading

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