Windows 8 build 8331 (fbl_loc)
|Build of Windows 8|
|Timebomb||2013-01-15 (+265 days)|
Windows 8 build 8331 (fbl_loc) is a build of Windows 8, which was uploaded to BetaArchive on 8 December 2014. It is a pseudo-localized build, which is used for testing the internationalization system. It also has a unique set of wallpapers. The German, Greek, Finnish, French and Italian languages were later uploaded to the aforementioned website on 18 October 2018.
Editions and keys[edit | edit source]
|Edition / SKU Name||Key|
|ProfessionalWMC (edition upgrade only)||JGN88-JG6P9-XWD9R-3VX46-9KTF7|
Changes[edit | edit source]
Setup[edit | edit source]
The first login animation has been updated to be similar to RTM.
Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]
Unlike other Windows 8 builds, it contains a broken timebomb and can be installed on the current date.
Incomplete "Microsoft Confidential" disclaimer[edit | edit source]
In the German and Greek-language versions, the "Microsoft Confidential" disclaimer watermark on the desktop is incomplete.
Greek localization[edit | edit source]
Various aspects of the operating system, such as the Search utility, Desktop Gadgets and the first logon animation, are not fully localized.