Windows 8 build 7867 (CES 2011)

Build of Windows 8
OS familyWindows NT
Version number6.2
Build number7867
Build revision0
Compiled on2010-11-01

Windows 8 build 7867 is an internal build of Windows 8 which shown running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM-based SoC and NVIDIA Tegra 250 Developer Kit[1] at CES 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to demonstrate the capabilities of the then-evolving ARM32 architecture, along with builds 7893 and 7900.[2][3]

There are only minor changes within the operating system, such as a kernel minor version number increase to 6.2. It is the earliest known build to make use of an invalid font for both the window caption and watermark, which both point towards Segoe UI Semilight, resulting in the font falling back to Arial. The issue would persist up until build 7904.

Various aspects of this build were either changed or disabled during the CES 2011 demonstration, two of which are likely a result of file replacement originating from newer builds:

  • The characteristic User Tile seen in builds 7788 through 7850 is not present or was disabled.
  • The branding observed within the watermark was temporarily changed to "Microsoft Pre-release Windows Operating System", in a stark contrast to the older Windows 7 branding commonly seen in builds such as 7779 and 7850.
  • The desktop background was changed to the one seen in the RTM build of Windows 7, in place of the blue-green gradient Milestone 1 wallpaper that was used since build 7788.

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