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Windows 8 Consumer preview countdown started!!!


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Kynix

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For anyone who is downloading from 3rd party site.

Remember, you are installing an operating system to your computer, and i don't think that you want to ruin everything, id can be rigged, or in worst cases it ruins everything.

also, maybe the official one is a newer build than the one you're downloading.
 
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file info

Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64 (64 bit) 8250.0.WINMAIN_WIN8BETA.120217-1520_X64FRE_CLIENT_EN-US-HB1_CCPA_X64FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO
whats the size raj?
 

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I just ran into another site's page for both the Customer Preview as well as DPreview and the W8 Server download that shows the CPreview x64 at 2.13gb not 2.1gb. The Cus. Preview is smaller in size by intent. I'll make a better comparison when finding an MS page with download links not some other site in order to verify the source.

TechNet now sees the W8 Server beta link found at Technet Evaluation Center

[h=4]Windows Operating Systems in Pre-Release[/h]
 
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a8fd7f70-c3d3-4468-b847-c7e32af560d1_500.jpg Thought to share these pics with you guys
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The Server 8 beta is up but not the Cus. Preview quite yet maybe following the web cast presentation at the Engadget site?

Posting a page with the links on them not just links would be a big help.
 

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I would imagine that the actual OS will not be released until after the presentation, which is currently taking place, has concluded.
 

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Thanks Brink
 

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