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

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


    Summary: The Windows 8 Consumer Preview will be available for download on February 29. Why isn’t it called a beta? Blame Google. And Apple. And Microsoft. Especially Microsoft.
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    Can't wait
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    Thanks Aaron.
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    At Last, it still feels ages away
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    Good story and comments in the story, thanks.
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    yeah consumer preview is definitely better than beta the word beta is damaged by google

    so can we expect a leak before official release as before in case of win 7?
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    Oooohhh Windows 8!

    Ahh, I now understand why it's called Consumer Preview, makes sense.
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    thanx for the info mate..!!
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