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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  • The new tiled Metro UI interface. (Source)

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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 has a new wallpaper and a brand new log-in interface, which instead of fading in -- it 'zooms' in like a PowerPoint transition.

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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.

  • Though the graphics have yet to be fine tuned, the Metro (Windows Phone 7) user interface is very apparent in this recently leaked build of Windows.

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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?
    alkolkin@...
  • 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