Windows 8 leaked

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  1. zeromac
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    Source: Engadget
     


  2. Livin in a box

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    Remember that this build is from September so there won't be many fun things in it. It's pretty pointless right now.
     
  3. zeromac
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    zeromac Finally reached 1000 posts EXACTLY

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    I actually hadn't heard anything about a new OS until now lol

    EDIT: Also how can you tell if this is build is from January?
     
  4. Sir-Fritz

    Sir-Fritz GBAtemp Maniac

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    First images of windows 7 was literally like vista with the taskbar notification arrow thing facing upwards.
     
  5. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    don't need it anyway quite happy with windows 7 64x
     
  6. GreatZimkogway

    GreatZimkogway Touhou Fanatic

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    Why release a new OS already? What's wrong with Windows 7?
     
  7. DKAngel

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    the release cycle is usually every 3 years so of course its coming =] osx does it too =]
     
  8. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    They aren't releasing it right now.
     
  9. Quanno

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    Meh, not gonna download. only thing i noticed in screenshots so far is the avatar in the corner with a few options.

    Not interesting at all.
     
  10. GreatZimkogway

    GreatZimkogway Touhou Fanatic

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    There's a leaked release of it. Mean it works. Give it a year, maybe two. That's still too fast. OSs are NOT game systems...
     
  11. Infinite Zero

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    Before that happens, I need to upgrade the laptop to 7 now! [​IMG]
     
  12. zeromac
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    zeromac Finally reached 1000 posts EXACTLY

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    My crappy 1.8GHZ laptop from 2006 can run Windows 7 [​IMG] abeit without aero but i have to admit that 7 was hell of alot faster than Windows XP

    I might snatch this up this week, see if there are any developments first

    Seeing as my copy of Windows 7 has been found to be fake i need to upgrade anyways [​IMG]
     
  13. shakirmoledina

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    i thought they would change the name from windows 7 to something different cuz i always thought like XP, 7 was a nice revolution to the windows OSs. Maybe they should continue with the numbering.
     
  14. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    it's Microsoft they only know how to add or double numbers [​IMG]
     
  15. DryYoshi

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    Won't get this. Looks like Windows 7 and I FREAKING HATE Windows 7! (with the taskbar and stuff, tried it at my grandma's)
    I'll just stick to my broken Vista laptop [​IMG]
     
  16. shadowmanwkp

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    Yup saw this all over a torrent site while searching for a win7 iso. I'm not going to try it now, but I am going to try and see if this will run in virtual pc or vmware just for the sake of not ruining my entire pc.
     
  17. HaniKazmi

    HaniKazmi GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    There aint enough differences yet to risk installing a copy.

    I'm hoping there is a public beta again, like for windows 7.
     
  18. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    You can fairly easily tweak the taskbar.
     
  19. ShawnTRods

    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Why dont they improve on windows 7 instead of working on 8 :/.
    People still use XP, now we are gonna have a even bigger gap.

    More driver issues, etc etc. People complaining about "this" not working with XP, "that" not working with Vista etc etc
     
  20. GeekyGuy

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    Too hard to keep up with Microsoft. I'm still happily using XP. [​IMG]