Welcome to Windows 8 – The Consumer Preview

Today is a big day for the Windows team. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,
Spain a few moments ago, we unveiled the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to our
partners and press. Based on a broad range of feedback, we have made over
100,000 code changes
and the Consumer Preview represents a refined product
ready for broad and daily usage by those of you willing to test a pre-release
OS. You can download the Consumer Preview starting now at http://preview.windows.com. If you tried
the Windows 8 Developer Preview, then you are going to be delighted to see a
broad range of product changes and improvements based on a feedback from many