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is there any tablet that runs windows and can download java

by zuseguy / November 16, 2012 6:08 AM PST

i went to best buy and they told me that no tablet will download java directly not even ones that run windows 8.

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That's BB for you. Windows 7 Tablets are out there.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2012 6:30 AM PST

While I don't get the attraction, they are out there. I wonder if the Windows 8 comment was about Windows 8 RT which is not the same thing as what folk have grown accustomed to.

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EXOpc Slate
by korean0g / November 16, 2012 2:07 PM PST

I found an EXOpc Slate tablet that runs windows 7 home prem and also runs java

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(NT) But did you mention your troubles?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2012 3:24 PM PST
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Intel atom-based Windows 8 tablet is your answer
by meilinhsieh Intel staff / November 18, 2012 1:54 PM PST

Only Intel atom-based (CloverTrail) Windows 8 tablet has full support of desktop features which will allow you to install java (or any Windows 7 compatible software). The one you saw at Best Buy is probably a ARM-based Windows RT tablet which has limited support of desktop feature.


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