Microsoft launches consumer preview of Windows 8

Wednesday 29 February 2012 | 17:19 CET | News
Microsoft has released the first consumer preview of Windows 8, the latest version of its computer operating system. Unveiled in Barcelona, Microsoft showcased Windows 8 running on a range of new x86- and ARM-based reference hardware. This is the first release of Windows to support the ARM architecture, which is expected to encourage adoption of the software for new devices such as tablets. Also included in the release is a beta version of the Windows Store, with a range of third-party apps available to test free with the preview software, and a preview of Internet Explorer 10, the latest

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