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[Q] Hp Touchpad running Windows 8?

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By miqueas6, Junior Member on 16th December 2011, 07:19 PM
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I recently got my hands on Hp Touchpad 32gb. And I have been running windows 8 preview on another pc. I know that the windows 8 Market will be here in a couple months. And since I would love to use my touchpad at work to edit my office files kind of like what im able to do on my Windows Phone. I guess my question is am I alone in wanting to port Windows 8 to the Touchpad? Im not sold on the adroid port.
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16th December 2011, 10:28 PM |#2  
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Windows 8 for HP Touchpad
No you are not alone. I would love to have Windows 8 on my HP Touch pad.
31st March 2012, 05:44 AM |#4  
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I would love to see it, but it may be very hard to port with it only being sold on shipped devices. Realize that what desktops run and what is sold on discs is either a 32 bit or 64 bit Intel x86/64 based version. What the Touchpad needs is the ARM version.
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I would love to see it, but it may be very hard to port with it only being sold on shipped devices. Realize that what desktops run and what is sold on discs is either a 32 bit or 64 bit Intel x86/64 based version. What the Touchpad needs is the ARM version.

Why anyone would want a resource hog like Windows on a tablet of any kind is beyond me. But it isn't going to happen anyway. MS has made it quite clear that the ARM version of Win8 will be strictly limited to devices that are manufactured to run ONLY Win8. Any port to devices like the Touchpad would be illegal and wouldn't pass activation.

BTW, this has been dicussed and debunked time and time again. If you had done a simple search of "Windows 8", you would know this.
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Why anyone would want a resource hog like Windows on a tablet of any kind is beyond me. But it isn't going to happen anyway. MS has made it quite clear that the ARM version of Win8 will be strictly limited to devices that are manufactured to run ONLY Win8. Any port to devices like the Touchpad would be illegal and wouldn't pass activation.

BTW, this has been dicussed and debunked time and time again. If you had done a simple search of "Windows 8", you would know this.

legal... lol. hackers unite!
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Windows 8 will not hog resources like android does
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This would be great. After using Win8 preview I thought it would be great on a touch screen. I liked it so much I ordered a WP7.5. BTW just but any software can be cracked.
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Windows 8 will not hog resources like android does

Oh, really? Why do you think that?
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legal... lol. hackers unite!

This is a "developer's" forum, not a "blackhat" one. Read the forum rules.

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Windows 8 will not hog resources like android does

Windows not a resource hog? Get real!
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It has a much better multitasking system than android. Of course i'm talking about the mobile OS version of Windows 8 and not the x86,x64 versions. Why dont u go to the microsoft store and pick up a free windows phone 7 device and try it out for yourselves.

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