Windows 8 build 8438
|Build of Windows 8|
|Timebomb||2013-01-15 (+209 days)|
Windows 8 build 8438 is a build of Windows 8, which was uploaded to BetaArchive on 4 January 2019. It is the first build to remove the Desktop Gadgets (introduced in Windows Vista) due to security risks.
Windows Vista mention[edit | edit source]
This build's branch mentions Windows Vista's codename, Longhorn. It's unknown why Microsoft used it.
Editions and keys[edit | edit source]
|Edition / SKU Name||Key|
|ProfessionalWMC (edition upgrade only)||JGN88-JG6P9-XWD9R-3VX46-9KTF7|
Bugs[edit | edit source]
Applications[edit | edit source]
Many Windows applications will result in an "Unknown Publisher" warning when opening.