Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Oct 2012 20:50 UTC
Windows "Microsoft today announced the global availability of its popular Windows operating system, Windows 8. Beginning Friday, Oct. 26, consumers and businesses worldwide will be able to experience all that Windows 8 has to offer, including a beautiful new user interface and a wide range of applications with the grand opening of the Windows Store." I'm still not clear on what '12:01 AM local time' means, but if it means it goes on sale in every country on 12:01 AM, I'll be buying in a bit over an hour!
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RE: The one thing I'm wary of
by Lorin on Fri 26th Oct 2012 01:33 UTC in reply to "The one thing I'm wary of"
Lorin
Member since:
2010-04-06

That will kill any chance of corporate use. People who work in any regulated industry would not be able to use it.

Edited 2012-10-26 01:37 UTC

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BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

just don't tie your user account to a Microsoft account. It is easy, and in a domain, the default. It's no big deal at all.

Edited 2012-10-26 10:59 UTC

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ze_jerkface Member since:
2012-06-22

Sticking with Windows 7 isn't a big deal either.

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Big deal or not, Microsoft should now better than to use reversible encryption.
Or maybe they know exactly what they're doing...

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