Review: Hits And Misses In The Windows 8 Developer Preview

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WiFi High-Five

While printing was a no-go, we were thrilled to see that our WiFi USB stick worked without incident. Within seconds of plugging it in, all available network APs and WiFi devices appeared in Windows 8's green networks window, which slides out from the right side of the screen when you click the tray icon.

Windows 8 is obviously still very much a work in progress, but a good deal of the groundwork had been laid for a major (and much needed) overhaul of the Windows desktop operating system. While this is clearly not another Vista, only time will tell if Microsoft employs some of the ground-breaking it's doing with Windows Server 8.

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