Category Archives: Windows 8 Milestone

Windows 8 Milestone 2 already compiled

According to Canouna, one of the important source for Windows 8 builds have stated that build 79XX was a part of Milestone 2 and build 78XX was a part of Windows 8 Milestone 1. Here is what he posted on Russian site winreview.ru -

Windows 7 Post-RTM: 6.1.77xx.0.winmain.xxxxxx-xxxx
Windows 8 Milestone 1: ?6.2.78xx.0.winmain_win8m1.xxxxxx-xxxx
Windows 8 Milestone 2: 6.2.79xx.0.winmain_win8m2.xxxxxx-xxxx

We have already posted a couple of builds in 79XX series-

6.2.7901.0.101210-1755
6.2.7902.0.101213-1745
6.2.7903.0.101215-2325
6.2.7904.0.101216-1845

and also information about one build in 78XX series is available- 6.2.7891.X.XXXXXX-XXXX

The last build whose info was available was Build 7904 which was compiled on 16th December 2010. It would be interesting to note when the Microsoft comes out during CES 2011.

Windows 8 Milestone 1 Build 7504?

Stephen of UX Evangelist has reported that Windows 8 Milestone 1 has been compiled.it seems that Microsoft has already started working on Windows 8, Build Number is Build 7504.0.amdfre.winmain.090528-xxxx ,though it’s still to confirm whether the build is legit or not.It is to note that the earlier builds of Windows has build number of the previous OS so they would represent Windows 8 as Windows 7 in earlier stages.

Here is the screenshot of this build-

Windows 8 milestone 1