New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

Summary: Is this a screenshot of the Windows Update screen from Windows 8?

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Is this a screenshot of the Windows Update screen from Windows 8?

Check out the leaked Windows 8 screenshots here!

The screenshot originaters from a notorious leak, who goes by the name of Zukona, who is well known for publishing reliable information on builds. This screenshot, which appears to show a new "restart if required" option in Windows Update is allegedly from the 6.2.7930.0.winmain_win8m2.110217-1825 build of Windows 8.

We don't know an awful lot about Windows 8 yet. We had some leaked slides, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said is was "risky," and Intel want to put it onto smartphones.

(Thanks to all for the tip, via WinRumors)

Topics: Windows, Operating Systems, Software

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  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    How is that worthy of a blog post? I mean come on?
    BondiGeek
    • You wouldn't think so ...

      @BondiGeek ... but judging by how many people pointed me to this, yeah, people are interested in this stuff alright ...
      Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
  • <a href="http://www.orjinkrem.net">orjin krem</a>

    How is that worthy of a blog post? I mean come on? <a href="http://www.orjinkrem.net">orjin krem</a>
    gaberdiye
    • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

      @gaberdiye
      Interesting way to spam. Repeating already published comment... smart.
      paul2011
  • Link bait!

    The news just doesn't come with that punch anymore. Oh look "requires restart"... let me write a blog post.
    General C#
    • Actually it could be worse

      "restart if required" implies it may or may not restart. Only MS could think this is an improvement:-)
      Richard Flude
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    ZOMG!!! A new checkbox!!!
    Tommy S.
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    Its the start of many good things to come from Microsoft.
    Loverock Davidson
    • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

      @Loverock Davidson "A dream is a wish the heart makes...."
      dheady@...
    • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

      You can tell just from the screen shot that this is going to be brilliant, I'm sure it's going to cure my baldness.
      Rubberduck Rabidson
      • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

        @Rubberduck Rabidson

        Darn! I was convinced it was going to detect approaching zombies!
        opcom
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    REAL leaked screenshot from Windows 8 (CONFIRMED!!!)

    http://technabob.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2006/11/bsod.gif
    Golem00
  • If this had been something by Apple

    The fanboys would've shorted out their Ipads drooling and falling over themselves....
    TKodiak
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    Same obnoxious, in-your-face metal/chrome frame!
    It should be about what's inside the frame that matters!
    bmovie2
  • Be still

    my beating heart....
    Monkeypox
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    The part that I do find interesting is mentioning over and over again the article about Intel wanting to put it on phones.

    This is really interesting because the Windows Kernel reduced to a minimum has minimal footprint (see MinWin) and the kernel itself is VERY advanced (although of course it's in everybody's (and blogger's) interest to trash MS).

    I also don't see how different Android is from putting Linux on a phone. They took the Kernel (the minimal parts) and built an api propper for a phone.

    Why shouldn't MS do this, especially if the Windows Kernel (the KERNEL) includes advanced things like Prioritized IO that I believe no other OS can do at this point.

    Now if they want to put the Win32 API on phones that's a different (and crazy) thing. But a Windows Kernel with a propper phone API I believe could be an interesting thing to watch.

    as for this current post, to be honest I also don't think this is worth a blog post, especially if you consider Vista's program of Betas that included all sorts of things (including WinFS) that were later abandoned.
    So a new feature that is a checkbox... ok. that's certainly big compared to what WinFS and similar were for Vista.
    PedroRa
  • Dunno 'bout you guys but...

    Honestly speaking, I was looking for this feature for quite a while.
    cym104
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    Hopefully, Windows 8 will have a tablet mode, so it can have a tablet touch skin on top of the OS so it can be used in hybrid notebooks or tablets. Hopefully Windows 8 will support Thunderbolt technology and 24 bit audio drivers too! I wish Windows 8 won't be used in smartphones, WP7 is a great OS for that type of devices.
    Gabriel Hernandez
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    So W8 is just another hotfix for W7???
    FLACGuy
  • RE: New leaked Windows 8 screenshot

    windows 8 bi harika ????karanlardan allah raz?? olsun
    orjinkrem