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Dwarf

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You might just as well, unless you have a specific problem necessitating reinstallation. After all, you only have to wait until the 29th, which is Wednesday. Depending on your locale, you might have to wait until Thursday, but in any case it's less than a week. Can't wait myself. :)
 

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burtie

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Is it the 29th? For some reason I though it was the 28th... I woke up all exited this morning! lol
 

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Ex_Brit

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LOL, you can go back to sleep now.
 

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Well I would but I think you'll be up long before me being in the time zone you're in. ;-)
 

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By this time tomorrow we will be downloading.
 

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Kynix

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but wait! So is it coming at 15.00 - 17.00 GMT 0? or have i undertanded it incorrectly? it's almost 21-23 hours till the release?
 

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scrooge

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This link below is the place to head tomorrow, if you want win 8.:dinesh:
Engadget with Microsoft's Windows 8 press conference updates at 14:30 GMT:

Join us for Microsoft's Windows 8 press conference tomorrow at 9:30am EST! -- Engadget


on another post by (jamezb3) he said this was the link .

(Originally Posted by jamezb3) You will be able to download from here once it is time. Windows Dev Center

can you please tell me what one is right or are thay both right?

thanks scrooge
 
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can you please tell me what one is right or are thay both right?

or both wrong
 

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scrooge

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can you please tell me what one is right or are thay both right?

or both wrong

well i just checked the link from jamezb3 and it has the ( Download the Windows 8 Developer Preview ). so
i'm guessing it will be here.

scrooge
 

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scrooge

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now we just have to wait.......

scrooge
 

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vrosa

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now we just have to wait.......

scrooge

I'm gonna sleep now and tomorrow morning I will be here again. See you guys !

:)
 

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The most likely place will be where you see the Developer Preview posted presently seeing the changeover to Customer Preview. That web cast link is about the only thing found so far for anyone other then a regular MS tester.

It seems their handling the release of 8 differently this time around not finding any sign up page to participate but will likely post it as you now see the DPreview.
 

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is it available yet?? if yes pleas gave me the link )
 

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