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Windows development preview 8 beta OS

by jrha1_29 / December 4, 2011 1:35 PM PST

I think I registered my computer running the release of windows 8 development preview, but when I select scan in my tech tracker, the scan keeps failing. Why?

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If you have access
by Jimmy Greystone / December 4, 2011 9:47 PM PST

If you have access to a development edition of the OS, then I would expect that you have a MSDN account, and it would then follow that about the only reason to fork over that kind of cash is if you are actually a developer. If I continue on down this line of thought, it would indicate that while computer programmers have often been some of the single most clueless users I have ever met, this sort of problem would be right up their alley. Which then leads to the obvious question of why it seems to be vexing you so much to ask about it here.

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(NT) Knowing your current OS might help.
by Coryphaeus / December 4, 2011 8:48 PM PST
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Re: windows 8 development version
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 4, 2011 8:55 PM PST

Might show that the current version of Techtracker isn't yet compatible with the current version of Windows 8. Nobody would expect that (except possibly you). And nobody would even think of using Techtracker on the machine he uses for developing Windows 8 applications (except the developers at TechTracker). So why care?

Kees

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Excuse me for being dumb!!!
by jrha1_29 / December 21, 2011 12:03 PM PST

Why Care? Because there is no notification given by CNet to state or establish that Tech Tracker is not yet compatible witht the development preview series windows 8 and you would think that the software developers at CNet would be the first to inform you of such sense the full Beta release is due in February of 2012. What will you tell everyone then, that it is the users fault then, that he is not competent enough to at lease try, sense your web page clearly states that it is for Windows XP and " NEWER " OS.... Angry

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(NT) Your not getting it are you?
by KenHusveg / December 21, 2011 1:22 PM PST
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Understood!
by jrha1_29 / December 21, 2011 11:46 PM PST

Yes, I've got it. Thank you. It is great to know that all the other software and programs installed work seamlessly except Techtracker, even the software called " software informer " which is a scaled down version from the " Great almighty Tech Tracker ". Have a wonderful Holiday and thank you for the time and effort you put in to address my concern. Love

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I wonder
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 22, 2011 4:29 AM PST
In reply to: Understood!

how many software titles are being developed at any one time. Hundreds? Thousands? Hundreds of thousands?

You wouldn't expect TechTracker to be involved with all those as well, would you?

Windows 8 has not yet been released. Don't expect TechTracker to be updated until all the kinks have been straightened out.

Mark

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