Windows 8 Developer Preview


Windows 8 will be on ARM but X86 applications need to be ported , Hyper-V 3 , PowerShell 3, IE10 with no ActiveX plugin *Ouch’’

Windows 8 constructive towards ARM, HTML5, Metro.

Requirement for Windows 8 On X86

  1. 1 GHz Processor
  2. 2 GB RAM
  3. DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
  4. 20 GB HDD

Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-20-57-50Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-20-58-03Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-03-28Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-11-58Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-12-11Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-12-27Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-20-41Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-20-48Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-27-01Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-36-24Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-40-18Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-40-44Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-41-04Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-41-23Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-41-37Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-41-41Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-41-54Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-42-10Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-43-22Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-44-11Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-44-25Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-44-43Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-45-02Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-46-35Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-46-40Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-46-50Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-47-09

In short a better Look for Start Menu

Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-21-49-03

Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-15-38Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-17-24Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-17-32Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-18-10Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-18-21Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-18-44Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-19-47Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-20-25Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-22-58Windows 7 x64-2011-11-28-22-22-16

Whats Good

  • Overall performance of the system
  • Task manager , Control Panel new UI
  • Metro look and Preloaded apps

-Ve ‘s

  • Difficult to find shutdown button (not kidding)
  • Can’t find perfect reason for Ribbon bar in explorer (no new feature)
  • Media connection option are still very less.

Windows 8 = Windows 7 + Metro Look + Some UI Changes + new version HV3,PowerShell3 + KillActiveX

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