How To Install Windows 8

Well, Windows 8 has landed on MSDN and TechNet for subscribers and is due for general release in, I believe, October.

This means it is time to interrupt the scheduled posts on installing the Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Having got my hands on an MSDN version I thought a quick run through on how to install it might be in order.

I am installing this into a virtual machine so I can have a little test before replacing one of my main systems with it.

I mounted the ISO image from MSDN in the virtual machine settings and launched the VM. The first part of the installer shows the new Microsoft Windows Metro Modern logo;

Windows 8 Setup - Modern Logo

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Select Printer at time of Print

Microsoft have started the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The twenty second feature they’ve announced is Select Printer at time of Print.

At present in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, and before, users can only print to their default printer. This new feature in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 allows users the flexibility to select the printer to print to at the time of printing.

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