Sunday, July 14, 2013

Windows 8.1 Preview on ASUS R2H

ASUS R2H UMPC running Windows 8.1 Preview!

Installation:





9 comments :

  1. Dan, I have the same working here on my R2H. Pity about the screen drivers though. It would be great to get the Metro apps working as well.

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  2. About that, if I'd be trying anything it would be with the Windows Vista drivers:
    http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=R2H&p=3&s=84

    That would also probably require the Settings app and probably the ATK to be able to get the settings panel so you can change the resolution.

    Metro apps I believe they have minimum requirements for screen resolution, otherwise they won't even start.

    Or we could try this:
    http://www.howtogeek.com/134022/how-to-run-modern-windows-8-apps-on-a-netbook/

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  3. I've tried both of the options that you suggested and neither works.

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  4. Hey Dan
    Love the R2H posts, I have been trying to get windows 8 to install on mine for a few hours and it keeps giving me a Physical Address Extension error right at the start any ideas ?

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  5. Hi Ed,

    Your unit might be having an older revision, sorry about that - see the last comments on this post.

    http://bit.ly/1eMFGMe

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  6. Hey Dan Dar

    It would appear that you are right about my processor.Have tried a few hacks to get around the PAE check but to no avail.I guess after 6 OS's windows 8 was just a bridge to far for my little R2H.

    Thanks for getting back so quickly and for all your help.

    ED

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  7. Yeah, true! I'd still like to try maybe Android-x86 or some other flavors of Linux (you can already find my other threads on Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.04), so maybe don't give up just yet :-)

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  8. Vin,

    Hey Dan Dar, Really love your R2h posting. I owns a R2Hv. But i seems to have problem to install Windows 8 pro (32bits) or windows 8.1 pro (32bits)Bootable from DVD. It says that Physical extension something to do with processor. Any tips for that??

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  9. Thank you, Vin.

    Sorry, I'm afraid you have the same problem as Ed, PAE = Physical Address Extension.

    Also see the comments on this link:
    http://bit.ly/1eMFGMe
    http://bit.ly/1fcVBSD

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