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Old 01-11-2013, 10:25 PM   #1
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Default Windows 8 syncing

I managed to forget that with Windows 8, logging into your Microsoft account automatically syncs certain things between other Windows 8 installs, including wallpaper, IE settings and so forth. So imagine my laughter when I installed Windows 8 fresh tonight and was greeted to this desktop:

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Yes... I'm in the process of reviewing an ASUS notebook ;-)
Intel Core i7-3960X, GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2, Kingston 16GB DDR3-2133, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (OS, Apps), WD VR 1TB (Games), Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H70 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.11. 3.12 Kernel)

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Old 01-12-2013, 02:27 AM   #2
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4690K @ 4.6Ghz
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Fractal Design Define R5
Dual loop WC
Some other stuff,
Even more stuff,
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