Windows 8 build 7900

6.2.7900
Build of Windows 8
6.2.7900
OS family
ArchitectureARM32
Compiled
Timebomb
Works in

Windows 8 build 7900 is a build of Windows 8. It was shown running on an Texas Instruments OMAP ARM-based SoC at the CES 2011 event in Arizona, USA[1], used for demoing the easy recompilation of applications for ARM architectures & hardware compatiblity, being used to print paper stating "I'm a PC. Of course I can print!", which Steve Ballmer then bizarrely moved too fast for anyone present to see, exclaiming "That's...real!".

As this build's lab isn't working on new features, but on ARM compatibility, there are only minor changes in the user interface: the window title centered instead of aligned to the left, the caption buttons are slightly bigger than in Windows 7 and an IE 9 build is used instead of IE 8 RTM. The characteristic "User Tile" seen in older builds since 7788 isn't present here or disabled and the desktop background is one already seen in Windows 7 instead of the blue green wallpaper that was used in builds 7788 to 7899.

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