Windows 8 build 8520

Build of Windows 8
OS family
Architecturex86, ARM32
Timebomb2013-01-15 (+177 days)
Works in

Windows 8 build 8520 is a build of Windows 8, which was released to Microsoft partners through the Ecosystem Engineering Access Program (EEAP) on or around 27 July 2012.[1] It was first uploaded to BetaArchive on 3 February 2020 in the x86 and ARM32 architectures in the Czech and Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong SAR variant) languages respectively; the British English and Arabic language versions of this build in the ARM32 architecture were later uploaded on 4 May 2022.

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Reverted the set of wallpapers to the ones included in earlier builds.

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

Edition / SKU Name Key
ProfessionalWMC (edition upgrade only) MBFBV-W3DP2-2MVKN-PJCQD-KKTF7

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Strings[edit | edit source]

  • Theme1 and Theme2 retains the display names from build 8513.

Watermark[edit | edit source]

  • In the Czech version, the Microsoft Confidential watermark appears to be pseudo-localized and in English.
  • In the Arabic and Traditional Chinese versions, the Microsoft Confidential watermark is in English.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

x86 version (Czech)[edit | edit source]

ARM32 version[edit | edit source]

Traditional Chinese - Hong Kong[edit | edit source]

Out-of-box experience[edit | edit source]
Interface[edit | edit source]

Arabic[edit | edit source]

Interface[edit | edit source]

Simplified Chinese (unleaked)[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Syel, Kevin. Problems with Win8 8520?, AutoIt Forums. 27 July 2012.