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Windows 8 beta has arrived ...

 
 
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      28th Feb 2012
Not long to go until the beta is here...

Anyone here going to take the plunge and give it a whirl?
 
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Not long to go until the beta is here...

Anyone here going to take the plunge and give it a whirl?

Thought they had dropped the BETA name to rather use Consumer Preview ? I shall give it a go, but as I don't have touch screen I really don't see the point. And after playing with the Dev preview, the Metro GUI still doesn't do it for me.

 
 
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Tempted, but not as excited about it as i was with Win 7....

 


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Yeah, it's called the "consumer preview" - but it's a beta in all but name .

I'm in the same boat V_R - interested, but not half as excited as with Windows 7. Even so, I'm 100% sure I'll have it downloaded and running once it arrives
 
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      28th Feb 2012
no!
win7 fine for me.
 
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I'll probably try it out of curiosity.

We're not as excited about Win 8 as we were about Win 7 arriving cos Win 7 is actually quite good imo whereas when Win 7 arrived it was to replace Vista - 'nuff said

 
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      29th Feb 2012
Download is now live!

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/preview

Or better still just download the straight .iso version.

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

 


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Nice work!

 
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Thanks V_R - downloading now
 
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Hmm, the more i read around the more i like the look of this and want to play!

This guys doing a load of screenshots etc via his Twitter page...

https://twitter.com/#!/mrbell1984

It does look rather nice doesn't it!

 


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