Windows 8 Consumer Preview on 29th February

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    Becky

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    Microsoft have announced that a consumer preview of Windows 8 will be unveiled in Barcelona on 29th February 2012. The launch will take place during the Mobile World Congress.

    You can read more at The Inquirer, cnet and Kit Guru.
     
    Becky, Feb 9, 2012
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    From The Windows Club:

    (I'm assuming it will be later in the day on the 29th of February.)
     
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    Good new. :) And I will try this beta for the fun.
     
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    Downloaded it and burned to a DVD+RW disc.

    So far, it doesn't really impress me at all. User interface leaves a lot to be desired for those with mouse & keyboard setups. No Start Orb, to much clicking to navigate while Windows 7 is usually just one or two clicks at most, for most items.
     
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