We have posted couple of days back that Windows 8 would have only 3 SKU, but the Windows 8 consumer release says something else. According to the registry files in Windows 8 consumer preview, Windows 8 won’t have just the SKU available in Windows 7 but some more as well. The complete lit of SKU available in Windows 8 according to the registry file is-
Windows 8 Enterprise Edition
Windows 8 Enterprise Eval edition
Windows 8 Home Basic Edition
Windows 8 Home Premium edition
Windows 8 ARM edition
Windows 8 Professional edition
Windows 8 Professional Plus edition
Windows 8 Starter edition
Windows 8 Ultimate edition
Here is the screenshot of registry file from Windows 8 consumer preview-
And here is the image of same registry key from Windows 7-
We already knew that Windows 8 ARM would be released, but seeing Windows 8 professional plus in the list was definitely a surprise.
Today Windows 8 build 7955 has been leaked and is available for download on FTP at BetaArchive. The complete build string of this build is 6.2.7955.fbl_srv_wdacxml.110228-1930 and the build was compiled on 28th Feb much later then the Build 7850 which has been leaked earlier.According to the information available the Ultimate version of Windows 8 has been leaked this time.
Here are the details of the build-
Microsoft Windows 8 (”Windows 8” 6.2.7955.0) (Ultimate) (m2)
ISO Size: 2.47GB (2,657,079,296 bytes)
ISO MD5: 40861A02CB14B0D2D7930910DB6CC6E4
Windows 8 build 7955 is expected to hit torrent and file sharing sites soon.We would be posting more information about it once available.
Today we are launching Windows 8 Beta forums,where you can share your thoughts, creations related to the upcoming Windows Operating system or simply hang out and share news articles or ask doubts about other technology related stuff.
We would be giving away a Windows 7 Ultimate key each month (till we are out of keys,don’t worry we have lots of them) to the top contributor of the month and other stuffs (may be softwares, tshirts, DVD’s) to other contributors .So go ahead and start posting.
Update: The keys given in this giveaway are genuine keys and not from Technet and MSDN accounts.Top contributor of the month doesn’t means the person with highest number of posts, winners would be solely chosen based on the quality of posts.