If you want to check out Win 8.1 preview and use the new old Star Button check out the following links before you mess up your Win 8 install…
A few potentially handy links for those interested in the Windows 8.1 preview:
Download link for the Windows 8.1 preview
Windows 8.1 FAQ (read before you install)
List of processors a nd devicessupported (and not) with the Windows 8.1 preview (Note: this is likely to change by RTM)
The download link for the Visual Studio 2013 preview is here. It is available under a “go-live” license. The .Net 4.5.1 preview installs as part of the VS 2013 preview and is also included in all installations of the Windows 8.1 preview. The new .Net preview also is available for separate installation into Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and corresponding Windows Server releases.
18 Years Later I feel like playing Start me Up. Mick Jagger is old but sounds pretty good.
I guess the tail can wag the dog. This is a major U turn for Microsoft.
PDC 2003 is coming back to life, with the motto write once run everywhere it seems like the old promise is revived with one code for multiple screens. Lets hope the controls work as advertised
Windows 8.1 is a major about face for Microsoft. I liked the code “blue” better. For the sake of us developers I hope the future of Windows is very bright indeed.
Now the marketing hype is that there are millions of Windows devices, the only question is how many will upgrade
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