Microsoft to deliver a smoother setup experience in Windows 8

Shawn Knight

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A new post on Microsoft’s Building Windows 8 blog outlines several steps the company has taken to improve the setup experience in Windows 8. The team learned a great deal…

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Technochicken

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A better upgrade system will definitely be a big win in my book. I finally upgraded from Vista to 7 a couple of weeks ago, and the process took about 4-5 hours. The first try, it actually did not work properly, so I had to start over from the beginning. Fortunately, my old Vista installation was still in tact at the time, so it went smoothly after that.
 

yukka

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Sounds good. Upgrade straight off the net sounds a bit scary but I expect they will download all the source files before the upgrade wipes the hardware drivers and attempts to reinstall network connectivity. Don't fancy a semi-bricked box or the bad publicity that could cause.
 
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More people care about the inability to be able to place Icons (within folders) wherever they want, than are bothered by difficulty installing.

Which has has always (installing) been a right of passage.!