Windows 8 build 8195

Build of Windows 8
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Timebomb2013-01-15 (+349 days)
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Windows 8 build 8195 is a Consumer Preview build of Windows 8, which was uploaded to BetaArchive on 4 January 2019.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

  • The copyright year in winver.exe was updated to 2012. This persisted up to Windows 8.1 build 9271.
  • References to "Windows 8 Beta" have been replaced with "Windows 8 Consumer Preview".
  • The Start button was removed from the taskbar by default.
  • This build introduces new Start screen backgrounds.
  • This build introduces some new animations on the Start screen and the Charms bar.
  • The Charms bar icons has been updated to the icons that appears in the final release, with the exception of the Windows flag. Additionally, the Windows flag in the Charms bar when the Charms bar is transparent is now all white rather than multicolored.
  • The default user account picture has been changed to the one that appears in the final release.
  • Shadow effects on windows have been reduced.
  • Taskbar Properties received its final icon.
  • An option to delete recent app history has been added to PC Settings.
  • The quirk where the Install now text on the autorun is in the System font has been fixed in this build.

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