Windows 8 Beta is expected to be released in February 2012 and the build string is expected to be 8200, but today Winunleaked has posted couple of screenshots showing the differences between the Windows Server 8 beta build and Developer Build. The screenshots being from the server build functions like Immersive PC Settings, aero cursors, wallpaper pack aren’t available. First of all the locked screen of Windows Server 8 beta was posted. Here is how it looks-
Next the difference between the login screen of Windows Server 8 developer build and that of Beta has been posted. You would see Windows Server 8 on the screenshots while earlier Microsoft refrained itself from using ‘8’ in the builds. Here is the screenshot showing the difference-
The screenshots depicting the difference in the dashboard of Developer and Beta build has been shown, you would notice that you can now manage File and Storage services directly from the dashboard in beta build. Here are the screenshots-
Another addition to Windows Server 8 beta is that they have made it compatible with the new Windows File System (Refs)
Also according to the source Windows 8 has reached build 8180 with complete build string as 8180.0.winmain.120109-1245 which states the build was compiled on January 9.