Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Sep 2011 15:17 UTC
Windows More news on Windows 8. This time around, Gabe Aul, a director of program management in Windows, blogged about the changes Microsoft has made to Windows 8's boot process. The results are impressive - a boot time not much slower than waking from sleep on current Windows 7 and Mac OS X machines. This is, of course, a vital component of getting Windows NT ready for tablets.
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RE[3]: Wake from sleep?
by Neolander on Sat 10th Sep 2011 08:05 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Wake from sleep?"
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Sure, but he was talking about a netbook which he keeps putting to sleep (closing the lid), not in hibernation. Recovering in seconds is one crucial advantage of sleep on modern OSs.

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