• Warning: Illegal string offset 'name' in fierce_js_init() (line 6 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/custom/fierce_js/fierce_js.module).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'url' in fierce_plugins_site_footer_content_type_render() (line 151 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/site_footer/site_footer.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'signup_url_footer' in fierce_plugins_site_footer_content_type_render() (line 152 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/site_footer/site_footer.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'contact_url' in fierce_plugins_site_footer_content_type_render() (line 155 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/site_footer/site_footer.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'mobile' in fierce_plugins_site_footer_content_type_render() (line 156 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/site_footer/site_footer.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'url' in fierce_plugins_site_footer_content_type_render() (line 157 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/site_footer/site_footer.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'url' in fierce_plugins_site_footer_content_type_render() (line 159 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/site_footer/site_footer.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'jazd' in fierce_plugins_jazd_hottest_products_content_type_render() (line 32 of /mnt/www/html/fiercemarkets/docroot/sites/all/modules/fierce_plugins/plugins/content_types/jazd_hottest_products/jazd_hottest_products.inc).
Topics:

The 9 versions of Windows 8

Tools

There will be nine different versions of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system. Windows 8 Beta arrived at this conclusion based on information gleaned from examining the registry entries of the recently released Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The various versions are identified as follows:

  • 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

Based on what we know of Windows 7, we can reasonably assume that only the Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise version will support joining a domain. Some are critical, though, of the need to further segregate between a "Professional" and "Professional Plus" edition of Windows; this may well result in some confusion about the right version of Windows 8.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has yet to announce a release date for the Windows 8 operating system, though it is generally agreed that the software giant is likely to release it towards the end of 2012.

For more:
- check out this article at The Inquirer
- check out this article at Windows 8 Beta

Related Articles:
Why you should install Windows 8 Consumer Preview edition

Recommended system requirements for Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Filed Under