I have tested the consumer edition for the past day or so. First install it changes the security permissions for everything on all non-os hard drives so those become in-accessible to a dual boot of win 7 and in some cases 8 it's self, I was forced to reinstall it at least 5 times due to an unrelated issue so I ignored the problem, when I finally just wiped the OS drive and reinstalled 7 I had to manually enter all the values for file permissions before I could access my data. Thru-out the entire process I received corruption errors and windows repeatedly tried to chkdsk on every other boot. I reported the issue to microsoft only to find 20 or so people complaining of the same issues so I just wanted to warn any would-be testers that if you are going to give it a shot ensure it's not on or connected to any drive with important data or you may lose it. The odd part is I have 120,000+ songs and media player can no longer sort those songs even though I have repaired the permissions (as before it couldn't even access them) leaving my library one lump sum of random mp3 file names.
Edited by LETTERSTOTHEDEV, 26 March 2012 - 02:58 PM.
Phenom II X4 975 3.6GHz (OC 4.2GHz air with 1.5V) Black edition CPU, ASROCK 970 Extreme3 motherboard, 2X4GB G.SKILL ripjaws ddr3 1600 RAM, XFX Radeon 7950 3GB black edition GPU running in eyefinity (3840X1024)