Windows 8 to be available in 9 SKUs?

Posted on Friday, Mar 02 2012 @ 16:51 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The registry of Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview reveals the software giant is currently planning eight different versions of Windows 8, three more than with Windows 7.
As noted by windows 8 beta the registry contains the keys for all current versions of the OS and, with a quick trip to Regedit we were able to verify with the screenshot above. That boils down to the following list:

  • Windows 8 Starter
  • Windows 8 Home Basic
  • Windows 8 Home Premium
  • Windows 8 Professional
  • Windows 8 Professional Plus
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Enterprise Eval
  • Windows 8 Ultimate
  • Windows 8 ARM edition
  • Source: Engadget


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