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Microsoft Windows 8 Public Beta build 8200 Is Almost Ready!


Neutron16

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Summary from Wzor-team invite-only blog

Most likely, Windows 8 beta will be built before December 24, 2011. But only on January 13 2012 it will be known which escrow build became an official beta. Sometime between January 10 and 14, 2012 on CES 2012 it will be possible to see "some interesting device"(?) with Win 8 beta on board.

Internal conference-presentation for employees and partners on Windows 8 beta is scheduled for January 30, 2012. Members of Wzor team expect (and will actively contribute to) massive leaks of screenshots and possibly images of Win 8 Beta right after that date.

Window 8 RC most likely will be presented on MIX 2012 in April, 2012.
Internal RTM release is expected in late June-mid July 2012. First gadgets and Retail sale – October-November 2012 and official launch date is January 14, 2013.
 

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vrosa

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It's becoming better day by day.... Come the beta :)

~edit~

I would wait for a leak before february... or I'm dreaming too big?
 

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That is a long time between RTM and launch.
 

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Here we go again.
 

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2013?! Shut the front door! That has got to be wrong!
 

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Can't wait for better release... with shutdown bug fixed.. :D
 

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Hey, there's the Easter Bunny too.
 

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Mas? You can add shutdown, restart, etc. with MetroTweakUI, as well as other cool effects.
Yeah, Thanks. I will spare some of my time learning it. :)
 

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Internal conference-presentation for employees and partners on Windows 8 beta is scheduled for January 30, 2012. Members of Wzor team expect (and will actively contribute to) massive leaks of screenshots and possibly images of Win 8 Beta right after that date.
With all the screens leaked by Windows8China and WinUnleaked I would say that it may be in a week or two :)
 

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Only another 6 days until CES 2012, will Microsoft release the Win 8 beta at the show.
 

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That would be very nice :cool:
 

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Mike Lonewolf

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Only another 6 days until CES 2012, will Microsoft release the Win 8 beta at the show.
NO! The public release date has already been set for February for the official beta release. If you would read thru the boards here you will also know that at this years CES, Microsoft won't be making a major appearance.
 

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