Here are some new Windows 8 pre-RTM screenshots from Win8China.

As you can see from the images, the new Windows 8 desktop has the dulled out flattish metro look.

Let’s hope and pray…


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  • 123321

    ‘Let’s hope and pray…’  …for what?

    • Onuora Amobi

      That this whole thing works out…

  • Tarkus

    At first glance, all the white looks a bit harsh, but maybe it won’t be so bad with the auto-color feature (which I’m glad to see is still there).  I also hope transparency is still an option, even if it’s off by default.  Looks like the taskbar is still transparent.

  • xinu

    honestly, right now I have no desire to upgrade to windows 8 right now, windows 7 is fantastic, and I will stick with it until Microsoft fixes this mess.

    • Win98

      lol me too.