Windows 8 build 7792

Build of Windows 8
OS family
ArchitectureARMv7, x64
Works in

Windows 8 build 7792 is a build of Windows 8. It was first referenced in the NVIDIA source code leak from 28 February 2022 in the file dev\gpu_drv\stage_rel\drivers\tegra\platform\drivers\network\wifi\athlib\host\hif\sdio\buildchk_win8_arm.log - the file is a compilation log for a Wi-Fi driver and references this build's Driver Development Kit as an include directory.

A low-quality camera recording of the build itself, which showed off a DirectX 9 sample application running on an ARM32 development kit, was later uploaded by former Windows division president Steven Sinofsky on 30 October 2022 along with additional footage of build 7867 in issue 104 of their account of events during his time at Microsoft, titled Hardcore Software.[1][2]

This build was also mentioned partially in the readme_please_read.txt text document from the original upload of build 7746.

readme.txt[edit | edit source]

BUILD: (TpSubmitQ:ALLOC) PASS:Pass1 NoSync TICK:0
1>Compiling c:\work\ar6002wifi\athlib\host\hif\sdio\windows\src *************
1>'nmake.exe /nologo BUILDMSG=Stop. -i /nologo /f c:\winddk\7792.0.0\bin\makefile.def BUILD_PASS=PASS1 NOLINK=1 NOPASS0=1 THREAD_ID=1 MAKEDIR_RELATIVE_TO_BASEDIR='

readme_please_read.txt[edit | edit source]

6.1.7792.winmain (all I know)

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Sinofsky, Steven. 104. //build It and They Will Come (Hopefully) (paid subscription required), Hardcore Software: Inside the Rise and Fall of the PC Revolution. 30 October 2022.
  2. Various Authors. Windows 8 on NVIDIA Tegra running in Microsoft labs, Hardcore Software: Inside the Rise and Fall of the PC Revolution. Late 2010—20 August 2011.