I use developer preview windows in my acer aspire one netbook... a job well done, but the winstore apps don't work... and I do not see my bios settings also... helpme

I use developer preview windows in my acer aspire one netbook... a job well done, but the winstore apps don't work... and I do not see my bios settings also... helpme


Windows Developer Preview: OS General Questions:


The Developer Preview of Windows is a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. These downloads include beta software that may change without notice. The software is provided as is, and bear you the risk of using it. It may not be stable, work properly or work the way that the final version of the software will be. It should not be used in a production environment.

Netbook screen

If you have a netbook with a screen 1024 x 600 Metro applications will not work. 1024 x 768 is the minimum for Metro applications.

Several people have reported that Metro apps can be run if you connect an external display that is 1024 x 768 or more.

You can try this modification to allow higher resolutions:


BIOS - disable hybrid startup:

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