I realize that this is a bit of an offside topic that is nevertheless of great interest for the Windows Embedded community.
Microsoft released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview so go ahead and download it form here! This is the second Windows 8 Beta version after the Windows 8 Developer Preview released in September 2011.
Please read my previous post about Windows 8 for technical details.
Along with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Microsoft also released a Beta version of the development tools: Visual Studio 11 Beta (download) as well as the .NET Framework 4.5 Beta (download). You can find information about what’s new in Visual Studio 11 Beta here.
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