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 Pattern Login is specifically designed -- similar to Android devices and the iPhone -- to allow quick and easy access to your computer based on a simple pattern, specifically for tablet and touch devices.

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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.

  • A new feature, discovered during the installation of the .NET Framework, integrates installations into the operating system, by allowing features to be turned on and off as and when appropriate. This could cut down the need to restart during installations.

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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