Windows 8.1+Bing X86 in Wimboot Format(and lmao, it's zh-CN, again...)

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  1. FaiKee

    FaiKee Misinformation spreader

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    #1 FaiKee, Jun 12, 2014
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  2. housex

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    no GVLK
    not KMS
     
  3. murphy78

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    We'll probably see some 16gb tablets roll out for cheap this winter season.
    They'd be crazy not to with the free licensing IIRC.
     
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  5. eydee

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    So what exactly is the point of this bing-infected version? Wasn't bing already built into 8?
     
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    The user is still allowed to change the search engine on their own. The "with Bing" branding and its low cost is most likely there to disallow OEMs from bundling and setting other search engines as the default engine.
     
  8. Tito

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    #8 Tito, Jun 13, 2014
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    @FaiKee

    The SKU is CoreConnectedCountrySpecific; it has to be zh-CN.

    :bounce4:
     
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  9. murphy78

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    That would be an interesting test, to see if we could apply the langpacks and set the sku-intl defaults to a different locale whilst offline.
    Even if it worked, you'd have to re-capture the thing. Not really any point putting in the effort if they're just going to make the license free.
     
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    BTOR has done some experiments already & it seems that while you can do so, it breaks other things significantly (kernel licensing :punish:).
     
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    @ FaiKee "I guess it's simple for our MDL geeks ...... if they care to work on this low-end edition. :)"

    It is fun to play with. and KMS is rather easy :) :)
     
  12. FaiKee

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    Yes I know, @Tito, but many people doesn't. :p .... I don't know if it could be upgraded to higher editions in the DISM upgrade matrix, the problem is it is a wimboot image, no idea if you could simply install PE-style by applying the wim (without the wimboot switch). :eek:
     
  13. the-jojo

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    good! thanks!!!
     
  14. ambidav

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    @ Faikee is this a final build? or pre release? and is it the same build as win8.1 update 1 rtm?
     
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    i am ready to test this system,the most interesting is activation,i think~~:rolleyes:
     
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  17. Tito

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    You can check it yourself using UpgradeMatrix.xml from %windir%\servicing\Editions & this. AFAIK, it should be upgradeable to ProfessionalStudent.

    Regarding the WIMBoot part, murphy78 can explain better.

    :tea:
     
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  18. FaiKee

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    Nah, not possible, because I am not interested in this edition so removed the wim after upload to MEGA. :p
     
  19. EFA11

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    at least the sharing is caring part made it through before you removed it haha
     
  20. murphy78

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    I believe they still have the anytime upgrade which you could do while online.
    I'm not entirely sure how one goes about switching them because I've only done it in win7, but I'm pretty sure you can do it in 8.x
     
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