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Old March 30, 2012, 03:33 PM
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Meh, stopped carring about this now. Didnt like the preview so I wont be bothering with this, it'll still be the same tablet OS being forced on us laptop and desktop users.
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I tried win 8 twice and both times just could,nt get into it as a better thing.

I'm no expert but win 8 is awful, let's see what 9 or 10 has to offer.
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Microsoft panic, every day 850,000 new Android phone are activated. They bring Hyper-V to Windows 8 and Metro to their new Servers OS, what a mess. Hyper-v can't compete with Vmware Workstation; the resolution is bad and no sound. Hyper-V is for host servers and design to be remotely managed.

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I was kind of looking forward to seeing what MS would come up with using the Metro UI, unfortunatly they decided to go with a multiple-personality OS for version 6.2, spliting between a crippled desktop and Metro. Let's hope MS will change over to either a full Metro or give the option to disable it completely and have a proper desktop, in version 6.3+.
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Microsoft panic, every day 850,000 new Android phone are activated. They bring Hyper-V to Windows 8 and Metro to their new Servers OS, what a mess. Hyper-v can't compete with Vmware Workstation; the resolution is bad and no sound. Hyper-V is for host servers and design to be remotely managed.
Hyper-V definitely runs much better than VMware Workstation IMO. Granted it only really supports Windows OS's, but I find they run quicker on it. Also if you have RemoteFX enabled in Hyper-V, you can get a fairly comparable and seamless desktop experience, assuming you use RDP.

That being said though, VMware ESXi with vSphere/Center is a much more robust solution with far more advanced management. However the console is damn slow and frustrating to use.

And I'll agree, Metro on a server? WTF! Entirely pointless.
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Old April 5, 2012, 05:27 AM
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Hyper-V run faster because it's a layer between the kernel and the hardware of the host, so the VMs ( child) run side by side with the host ( parent) . But for a desktop solution I prefer Wmware WS as I can paste and copy between the VM and the OS, the console make it more friendly to use since you don't need RDP. But for servers I prefer Hyper-V, and it's free with Technet

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