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Old 24-07-2013, 00:44   #1
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OpenCPN on Windows rt

I need to buy a Dell tablet, should I install Opecpn on a tablet that works in Windows RT?
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Old 24-07-2013, 00:57   #2
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Re: opencpn on windows rt

Welcome to the forum Ibanez_31.

Does it have to be a Dell tablet and Windows RT?

I will leave it to the experts on OpenCPN to confirm, but Windows RT is not a resounding success.

Windows RT - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In there you will note it only supports applications either pre-installed or available at Microsoft store.

"The ability to run or port desktop applications compatible with previous versions of Windows is not offered".
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Re: opencpn on windows rt

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Welcome to the forum Ibanez_31.

Does it have to be a Dell tablet and Windows RT?

I will leave it to the experts on OpenCPN to confirm, but Windows RT is not a resounding success.

Windows RT - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In there you will note it only supports applications either pre-installed or available at Microsoft store.

"The ability to run or port desktop applications compatible with previous versions of Windows is not offered".
Thank's for the reply, only solution for to install Opencpn on tablet is Linux?
Or is possible another solution?
Thank's a lot
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Re: opencpn on windows rt

Thank's for the reply, is possible another solution for to work with a tablet (not Linux) ?
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Re: opencpn on windows rt

ibanez_31...
The only solution not to install OpenCPN on a tablet is Windows RT. If you for some reason need Windows on it, you have to get some tablet with real Windows on it, like MS Surface Pro or Dell Latitude 10 Essentials or whatever else there is. An expensive way not to use an Android device with Linux and learning the bits needed I would say...

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Re: opencpn on windows rt

There are lots of tablets that are running real windows 8........why bother with RT?
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Re: opencpn on windows rt

Sorry... I made a mistake , I meant Win7..
I think Win8 working too!
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Re: opencpn on windows rt

If you want/need Windows, get a tablet with Windows 8. NOT with Windows RT.

Iconia W3, 7 inches, full Windows 8, EUR 330. There is also a 10 inch Asus at around EUR 400.

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