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Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available

February 29, 2012 3 comments

Welcome Leap Day!

Microsoft announces Windows 8 Consumer Preview release at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2012 event.  During the event Steve Sinofsky states that more than 100,000+ code changes since Windows 8 Developer Preview release in September.

Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO images here:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso

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Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide

February 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide with a detailed look of new and improved features in Windows 8 like Windows To Go, Client Hyper-V, AppLocker, and many more.

Date Published: 02/28/2012

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28970

Windows 8 Consumer Preview – Feb 29th

February 15, 2012 1 comment

If you are a geek like me you were probably pretty excited with the recent news that Windows 8 Consumer Preview (CP) is slated to be available on February 29th.

I have been playing around with Windows 8 Developers Preview (DP) on several of my Tablet PC’s (HP TC1100, HP Slate 500, Asus EP121, and Dell Latitude ST) since September and have been really impressed how they have all performed.  I am excited about the new touch features in Windows 8.  Looking forward to the CP.

I find it interesting that in recent software releases by Microsoft they are not calling things Beta any longer. You have the Community Technology Preview (CTP), Release Candidates (RC), and now with Windows 8 they are calling it a Consumer Preview (CP). I guess the word Beta has the stigma of being buggy. Anyway, I must say that I have been more than happy with the Windows 8 DP version.

Well, I am anxious to download it and to get it on my machines. Why you say, because that is what we geeks do.