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Windows 8 Consumer preview countdown started!!!


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Hi Guys.Waiting eagerly for windows 8
 

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Dwarf

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According to what I've found, it (Windows 8 Consumer Preview) was due to be revealed at 2pm Spanish time at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. That's nearly an hour ago (they're 1 hour ahead of GMT/UTC). It is expected that the downloads will be available a few hours later.
 

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dreamer

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Btw guys what is the link when Consumer Preview can be downloaded officially?
 

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it's all over twitter just thought i'd share it!

long time lurker on the forum, just got a bit excited and thought i'd share!

search windows 8 consumer preview download on twitter and you'll see it being tweeted in the last 30 mins or so
 

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Ex_Brit

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Hey guys, I would watch out for that link if I were you. Something about it doesn't seem right at all. Wouldn't recommend clicking it.
What's wrong?
 

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I would steer clear of those links, as they are most likely to be fakes. 2.13GB for a 64-bit OS should set alarm bells ringing. I'm waiting for the official releases.
 

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Still how much time left?
 

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I would as well since someone didn't provide an actual MS page but a download link. The Developer Preview is still seen posted at MSDN. I'll be looking over the TechNet site next for any info to find there. Not Twitter or some blog site in order to confirm the release.
 

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