Early Windows 8 build leaked

By on April 13, 2011
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Users get first taste of Microsoft’s new operating system.

An early build of Microsoft’s next operating system, Windows 8, has been leaked on Betaarchive’s private FTP site. The build v7850 has been confirmed by numerous sources as being a legitimate build.

According to Neowin, the build may not contain some of the new features leaked over the past weeks. The installer will look pretty much similar to Windows 7, too.

Of course, you will need to be a Betaarchive member to access the leaked the file. Alternatively, you can also wait for it to appear on torrents, though we should warn you that downloading and using the build as your primary operating system could be risky, and is probably illegal as well.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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