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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  • Many of the usual things you would expect to see in the out-of-box experience are present in this build -- such as user account details.

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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 out-of-box experience is designed to look consistent and fluid on all devices that Windows 8 can run on -- including tablets and slate 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.

  • The Metro (Windows Phone 7) user interface is apparent, with square corners. This build also has a new on-screen keyboard for tablet 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.

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