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Windows 8 Consumer Preview due February 29: why it's not called beta

  1. #11


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    Windows 7 Ultimate x32 Windows 8 CP x32


    because beta is too mainstream

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  2. #12


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    Windows 8 Dev


    I wonder if it will have an expiration like the Win 7 one did???
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  3. #13


    bangalore
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    Windows 8.1 professional x64 + WMC


    Is activation required?or will it be free like WDP
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  4. #14


    Solo.
    Posts : 2,159
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    Quote Originally Posted by bagavan View Post
    Is activation required?or will it be free like WDP
    Activation might be required as it is now Microsoft put more serious thought in it.

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  5. #15


    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Finally got a possible CP release date, was hoping for next week.

    They can call it what they want, just bring it.
    Last edited by Dave76; 09 Feb 2012 at 07:14.
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  6. #16


    Hull England
    Posts : 207
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Sp1/Windows 8 Release Preview x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
    Finally got a possible CP release date, was hoping for next week.

    They can call it what they want, just bring it.
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  7. #17


    Wanaka, New Zealand
    Posts : 74
    Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64


    I am keen to try this out. I have been waiting for the CP for a long time. Windows 7 with its almost weekly leaks was fun, it created a buzz that windows 8 hasn't quite produced for me yet.
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  8. #18


    Posts : 502
    Vanilla 8 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by fallout87 View Post
    I wonder if it will have an expiration like the Win 7 one did???
    Yeah, it will be timebomed like Seven.
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  9. #19


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    1st W10 Professional x64/W7 Ultimate x64 - 2nd Remote system: W10 Insider Builds/W7 Professional


    Someone just pointed me at a YouTube video apparently by a radio show host by the looks I thought I would share here!

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  10. #20


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    Win8 Pro x64


    He needs to devote more attention to dental care before opening his mouth.
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