Are you one of the lucky folks who has a Samsung Series 7 Slate? These are great touch-based devices for running Windows 7, and understandably, a lot of folks have expressed interest in trying out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview release on them.
Well I have some good news for you. Samsung has published a dedicated page with information on running Windows 8 on your Series 7 Slate:
Continue reading Windows 8 on a Samsung Series 7 Slate?
Since the technique below was for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, I wanted to share how you can accomplish this in the RTM release of Windows 8, from my reply to a commenter on the post:
For the RTM release, you can use “Turn Windows Features On or Off” in settings (just open the Search charm for settings (Win+W), and type “Turn Windows”, and you should see it at the top of the second column). Once you’ve got that dialog up, the first option available will be “.NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)”. Check the checkbox, click OK, and you should be all set.
Original post follows:
Continue reading Installing .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 Consumer Preview (updated for RTM)
Today, I’m kicking off a new blog series, which I’m calling Windows 8: What I’ve Learned, or W8WIL for short. I’ve had the good fortune of spending some quality time with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview release, and there are plenty of little things that can make your life easier as a developer, and I’ll share those in this series.
Continue reading W8WIL #1: Friendly Names for AppBar Icons