The reports are coming out that the latest build of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is locked and sealed away in the vault.

Super leaker Canouna is reporting that on Sunday, the final Windows 8 Consumer Preview build was uploaded to Microsoft Servers under the buildstring 8250.0.WINMAIN_WIN8BETA.120217-1520.

Reports are that the lastest Pre-RC build is 8288.0.winmain.120223-1751.

It’s almost here folks..

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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. ( and The Redmond Cloud (

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  • Turboclaus

    Thanks for the updates all that time, Turboclaus from the Nederlands, can’t wait to download it!

  • Ahmed Nefzaoui

    Sunday ? Isn’t it supposed to be available for download tomorrow?

    • Nefzaoui Ahmed

       Oops 🙂 My bad i thought you said “will” not “was” just not focusing 🙂

      • Onuora Amobi

        yes sir.. easy mistake to make…

    • DoggyDaddy

       The past Sunday, I suspect, since the sentence is written in past tense.

  • David

    Likewise…/ I am just wondering how long it will take to download though, as we are not blessed with the fastest of download speeds… just 1 Mb/s on a good day!

    And I have a feeling that the servers will be taking a bit of a hammering for the first day or so!

  • Gulraja

    Time goes by a lot slower while waiting for a loved one !

  • Anthony

    @Ahmed Nefzaoui that means sunday it was uploaded to the servers

  • Ohio State

    is it here yet?

  • Pavo

    ‘m ready

  • Pavo

    I’m ready

  • Ihabkoura

    ready when u are….

  • Hethy Laszlo

    I look forward, I’m ready!

  • Blizz26

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  • Blizz26

    Actually should have been released 40 minutes ago. 3:00 pm Barcelona Spain time. Probably have to wait til 3:00pm US time. Apparently it comes out in Spain first. The question is why Spain first seeing its a US product

  • Blizz26 Brent Portsmouth NH

    Heres the link guys and its ready to download x32 and x64 in all languages:

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