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UO CC / UOAssist with Windows 8?

Discussion in 'UO Resources' started by Piotr, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. Piotr

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    Before I upgrade to Windows 8, I'd like to know if anyone has tried to run CC/UOAssist in it. :)
     
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    I've done some testing on Windows 8 for Ultima Mapper, and I have to say I'm very pleased. CC with UOA seems to work much better on my Windows 8 VM than my Windows 7 VM (thought this may attributed to the age on the Win7 machine). Very nice. The Enhanced Client also worked quite well. I don't recall having to jump through any real hoops beyond getting Windows 8 to behave the way I wanted it to (more like a classic version of Windows).
     
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  3. Piotr

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    Thank you, that was good to hear. I look forward to upgrade then, even to do the tweaking. I run Windows 7 in classic mode, to make it look like XP as much as possible. :)
     
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    Well, the Start menu is complete gone in Windows 8, and replaced with the Metro UI (think Windows Phone 8, or the Xbox 360 dashboard). I'm using Classic Shell (

    Welcome to Classic Shell

    ) to get the functionality back, but from what I've been reading, Microsoft is working to stop this sort of hack in Windows 8 in order to push their new UI.
     
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    What is classic shell?

    I just bought a new machine with windows 8 and I really dislike the appearance
     
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    Just to let you know i am playing uo with uoassist without problems in my windows 8. in fact both clients works better for me.
     
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    Oh yeah, it works a treat, but to get the traditional desktop and start menu back to "Business as Usual," as the OP expressed they'd need, an extra app or two are needed.