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Ok, to get things clear:

Windows 8 RT will work on ARM devices

Windows 8 RT will run application built for windows RT ONLY, nothing for X86/X64 will run on Windows 8 RT, it has to be REBUILT FOR RT

So, Office on Windows 8 RT will work because it was rebult for ARM. But don't expect to run any apps you're running on your windows box.
 
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Ok, to get things clear:

Windows 8 RT will work on ARM devices

Windows 8 RT will run application built for windows RT ONLY, nothing for X86/X64 will run on Windows 8 RT, it has to be REBUILT FOR RT

So, Office on Windows 8 RT will work because it was rebult for ARM. But don't expect to run any apps you're running on your windows box.
Does anybody with an RT tab know if all the standard MS apps like movie maker and paint still work on RT. Because to be honest an RT tab is looking REALLY tempting as soon as VLC and Plex is made for it.



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I rarely comment, but I had to chime in. Right now as it stands what is holding back Windows RT is secure-boot on UEFI. Running secure-boot requires signed certificates. You can remove and install as you wish on most UEFI boards for x86/64 PCs, but the hurdle is are not these boards. Hell; Fedora is paying MSFT to be included on their cert so you can install Fedora on Win8 compatible hardware without changing the cert. The hurdle is that MSFT is really locking down the boards for RT ARM based boards. Now if we could change the certs on the ARM based device then we have a start. A start; not a bootable working Win8RT OS. Porting for hardware still needs to be done to make it usable. No joke though; it would be great to be able to have the option of dual booting android and Win8RT. Practical; in its current state not really, but most of us aren't here to completely change our device, but we install and change ROMS because we can; for bragging rights.
 
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Windows 8 through remote desktop seems a really nice option to try Windows 8 on tablet easy and cheap. Win 8 has native Remote Desktop for tablets with multitouch and everything.

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Default RT ported to HTC HD2???

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Just wondering if any developers here have seen the Windows RT port to HTC HD2 ? If it can be ported to an old phone why not the GTab 10.1? I would love to see some more info on this story.

.tweaktown.com/news/27548/windows_rt_ported_to_htc_hd2/index.html damn not aloud to post links REALLY, kinda douchee. (add the WWW)

hopefully not a hoax, I actually use and enjoy windows 8.

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Just wondering if any developers here have seen the Windows RT port to HTC HD2 ? If it can be ported to an old phone why not the GTab 10.1? I would love to see some more info on this story.

.tweaktown.com/news/27548/windows_rt_ported_to_htc_hd2/index.html damn not aloud to post links REALLY, kinda douchee. (add the WWW)

hopefully not a hoax, I actually use and enjoy windows 8.

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I was just reading about it on XDA http://www.xda-developers.com/window...ns-windows-rt/
 
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Thanks for that link! Its good to know that the coder was one of XDA's own, I really hope that something can come out of this for the GTab 10.1 but I will not hold my breath.

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Oh word,

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looks like they got it running.

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Default Fake

Unfortunately if you translate the forum link posted, they point out that it's fake and the guy only used remote desktop that's why there is a black bar underneath. Sad

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