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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Today the Windows team announced the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, coming on the heels of the Developer Preview we'd released last year. While the next best thing is still a work in progress we hope you will try it out and tell us what you think.

There's also a new Windows developer blog where we can continue our conversation with the developer community.

Thanks to developers worldwide for your interest in Windows 8 thus far, for your feedback and the great apps you are building or planning - and for being true north for the XAML developer platform team and me.

PS: Yes I'm alive. Now you know what I've been up to.

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  • Windows 8 will rock the world...

    By Anonymous ishan, at March 1, 2012 at 9:27 AM  

  • windows is creating lot of buzz with its consumer preview of windows 8, windows 8 looks quite good and it will be intresting if it be as successful as windows 7.

    By Blogger Davis, at March 2, 2012 at 7:29 PM  

  • window 8 will flop massively, no way around it

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at March 4, 2012 at 3:22 AM  

  • Hi! What do you guys think about using win8 on destkop? Metro is terrific on tablet computers but I've found metro + classic win interface on a desktop a bit inconsistent and confusing. In a developer edition there has been a way to disable metro by setting value "RPEnabled" to 0 in registry. Now that feature is gone, classic start menu is missing too. Constantly switching between metro and classic is pretty annoying to me.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at March 6, 2012 at 11:27 AM  

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