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Windows 8 - A visual tour of what we know

We take a look at what to expect from the upcoming new Microsoft OS

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Windows 8 - A visual tour of what we know

Building on the success of Windows 7, Microsoft has generated plenty of buzz around the "Windows 8" iteration of its desktop platform expected for release in spring 2012. Our sister site InfoWorld put together a great slideshow of what we know about the operating system.

  • Windows 8 - A visual tour of what we know
  • Windows Explorer, reloaded
  • A ribbon runs through it
  • Put it on my Home tab
  • Admin-friendlier File menu
  • Detailed file copying
  • Better conflict resolution
  • Boxes, little boxes
  • Hyper-V turns 3
  • VHDs made easy
  • Snappier ISO access



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