Screenshots of D9 conference leaked Windows 8 (build 7989)

Screenshots of D9 conference leaked Windows 8 (build 7989)

Summary: Remember the preview of Windows 8 at the D9 conference in Taipei? It's been leaked to the web, at long last.

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  • This build is version 7989 -- the same build that was demonstrated at the D9 conference in Taipei last month.

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    To see a list of known features to date, head over here. For more Windows 8 coverage, visit Mary Jo Foley's "All About Microsoft" column.

  • This build is clearly designed for HP notebooks. While there is no Windows 8 (or Windows.next) branding to speak of, this version of Windows is clearly progressing well with many next-generation features.

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    To see a list of known features to date, head over here. For more Windows 8 coverage, visit Mary Jo Foley's "All About Microsoft" column.

  • The Genuine Center allows you to maintain software licenses for your Microsoft software. It may have integration with the future Windows Store, where you can download applications for your Windows-based PC.

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    To see a list of known features to date, head over here. For more Windows 8 coverage, visit Mary Jo Foley's "All About Microsoft" column.

Topics: Operating Systems, Microsoft, Software, Windows

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  • RE: Screenshots of D9 conference leaked Windows 8 (build 7989)

    Interesting, but the value is?
    alkolkin9
  • RE: Screenshots of D9 conference leaked Windows 8 (build 7989)

    You can tell that the first screenshot is fake by the layout and the paypal applet. It is the rainmeter skin "Omnino". All other screens are real however. Currently in the leaked build 7989, the "Immersive UI" is broken due to a missing dll file (most likely on purpose by Microsoft).
    mattweihl
  • That is the perfect OS

    for running a restaurant or cafeteria.

    It's official. Microsoft has now technically jumped the shark.

    I'll be using a Linux variant very soon.
    jck