Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Feb 2013 23:58 UTC
Microsoft "Microsoft has been absolutely pummeled in the press and in reader comments this week by pundits and customers alike. They feel cheated by the amount of free storage space available to them on the new line of Surface Pro devices. But is that criticism fair or even valid?" Spoiler alert: turns out, it isn't. Both devices have about the same free space available, and by creating a USB restore drive for Windows on the Surface, you can actually get a little more on the Surface Pro. Interestingly enough, Microsoft confirmed on Reddit that their original numbers - which caused the ruckus - were wrong, because they were based on pre-production hardware, with debug code and other additional stuff on it. Oh Microsoft.
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The recovery
by jollix on Fri 8th Feb 2013 06:59 UTC
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I don't like the recovery partitions. What happens if the disk gets broken? Bye bye recovery. Then search the correct Windows version to install , activation... A separate media is preferable. Not every user makes the "Make a recovery media" steps after buying a computer.

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