| From David Bailes <drbailes@...>
| Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:33:20 +0100
| Subject: [Audacity-quality] Windows 8
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Gale Andrews <gale@...> wrote:
> > | From David Bailes <drbailes@...>
> > | Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:33:34 +0100
> > | Subject: [Audacity-quality] Windows 8
> >> On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 12:07 AM, Gale Andrews <gale@...> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > | From David Bailes <drbailes@...>
> >> > | Sat, 15 Sep 2012 21:11:24 +0100
> >> > | Subject: [Audacity-quality] Windows 8
> >> >> On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 8:38 PM, David Bailes <drbailes@...> wrote:
> >> >> > Pressing enter doesn't toggle whether a track is selected.
> >> >> > (windows 8 32bit)
> >> >>
> >> >> Further details:
> >> >> This problem only occurs using audacity with a standard user account.
> >> >> The problem does not occur using an admin account, or if you use a
> >> >> standard account and run audacity with admin priv.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks, David.
> >> >
> >> > Was this in fact always the case with the Windows 8 previews (and
> >> > indeed Windows Vista/7)?
> >> No. It only occurs in windows 8 rtm.
> >> Can you confirm this problem on your system?
> > I have Windows 8 Pro 64-bit RTM. I have tried a guest account (no
> > password) and a password-protected local account (not a Windows
> > ID signed account). Can't reproduce the problem.
> > I don't have any screen readers running. What happens if you turn
> > off your screen readers?
> The problem occurs whether or not screen readers are running.
> I'm using Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 32 bit running on vmware player.
> Just to clarify. The issue is not connected with whether or not the
> account has a password, but whether it is an admin or a standard user
> account. I think that in Windows 8, that once the first account has
> been created, then subsequent accounts are standard user by default.
> So it sounds like the problem is not reproducible on your system.
The local account is indeed a standard account.
Is it possible to for you to install Win 8 in a partition to verify this
is not some artifact of virtualisation?