CES 2012: Windows 8 Demo;

Aasim Naseem 0

So here it goes; Earlier, we discussed about the expected layout of windows 8 here; Now microsoft has released the Win8 in public and talked about its new operating system in CES (Consumer Electronics Show)

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Tami Reller, Chief Marketing Officer of Windows, gives the crowd a demo of the Windows 8 preview during the Microsoft keynote at CES 2012.

Some images of how new windows and its tablets looks like;

 

Though please keep a lookout for old hardware, as windows 8 consumer preview is giving problems to people trying to install it on older hardware, so be sure your hardware is in the compatibility list.

As a rule of thumb, windows 8 currently doesnt support computers with 400Mhz FSB and less, but supports all computer with 533Mhz FSB and higher.

Some other resources about Windows 8:

Microsoft: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/preview
Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/Windows
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_8

Updated 6th March, 2K11: Microsoft officials said there have been more than 1 million downloads of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview a day after the company released the code to the public. Details can be find here; zd.net/zQ7buG

 

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