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Testers get beta of windows 8

Windows 8 is moving fast towards the first beta release, but it appears that Microsoft still has some work to do on the matter, though the latest Windows 8 screenshots that emerged on the web show new changes brought to the platform’s UI.

The new shots are available courtesy of Winunleaked.tk, which claims that the Redmond-based software giant is very close to completing the first beta builds of the next platform flavor.

Apparently, Microsoft might be ready to sign off the first beta build of Windows 8 as soon as this month, although the platform should be publicly released only sometime in February.
Windows 8 Beta Delivered to Testers, Screenshots Leak - Softpedia
 

vrosa

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Cant wait to see what the beta reserves. :)

Any chance of a leak before february... what do ya think ? :sleepy:
 

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beta for christmas sounds good. (lol)


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vrosa

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beta for christmas sounds good. (lol)


scrooge

Would be my best gift... after a new power rig, but I think we wont see nothing new until january :thumb:
 

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vrosa

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I'm considering to build a new rig for 2012, but it would be greight if the first OS installed was the beta

:orb:
 

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The Howling Wolves

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Was told it would be in April.................Right around April Fool's Day! Same month we get to pay our taxes....:mad:
Go Figure!
 

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No leak yet? :sarc:
 

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So far rumor is in mid February. It is when it is. Just finished a clean install so dont mind keeping it for a few weeks
 

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Not unless they plan to release the preview of windows 8 beta, before the main release of win 8 beta.
 

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jimbo45

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Was told it would be in April.................Right around April Fool's Day! Same month we get to pay our taxes....:mad:
Go Figure!

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Taxes -- what actually ARE those !!!!!

I'm sure somebody will discover a source -- like early builds of W7.

I'm not planning however on doing anything with W8 over Xmas however --much nicer things to do !!!.

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vrosa

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I'm sure somebody will discover a source -- like early builds of W7.

I'm not planning however on doing anything with W8 over Xmas however --much nicer things to do !!!.

I hope someone finds a source. It would be a nice xmas gift for me ! ...lol... :)
 

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Dave76

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Will be good to get the beta, will switch from the current VB to dual boot when the beta is out.
 

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