On the occasion of the currently held in Anaheim, California developer conference Microsoft announced build that tomorrow morning we will be providing the developer preview version of the upcoming Windows version for download.
It is planned that the servers on 13 September 20 clock U.S. West coast time (Pacific Time) on the specially set up page to be released. This corresponds to the early hours of Wednesday morning (5 clock) German time. For selection will be versions for 32 - and 64-bit stand-x86 systems with and without developer tools. In all cases, but some apps are
for the Metro-called surface supplied. Metro Tiles is strongly reminiscent of the surface of the smartphone operating system, Windows Mobile 7 from the same manufacturer.
The Developer Preview, according to Microsoft will not be activated, not the manufacturer will provide support as well. It is unclear at this stage how big the downloads are in accuracy and which functions will be included. Ideally, among others, is completely redesigned Explorer , themount function for ISOs , the App Store as well as in comparison to Windows 7 significantlyexpanded recovery options integrated.
Microsoft says no update existing installations of Windows 7 will be possible. Thus, only a complete reinstall is on a separate partition or a secondary computer. Due to the expected final state of the operating system is not yet discouraged of one use on production systems.