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#31 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:24

What is esd release?
And lets take the discussion to the official topic


#32 vetScorpus

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:33

As far as I can tell from Googling, a .esd file is NOT a disc image. Not sure if it needs to be renamed or anything but I'm not downloading 2 GB to find out

#33 Detection

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:34

As far as I can tell from Googling, a .esd file is NOT a disc image. Not sure if it needs to be renamed or anything but I'm not downloading 2 GB to find out


Everything keeps pointing me towards osx when I try finding anything about .esd

#34 ilovetech

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:36

As far as I can tell from Googling, a .esd file is NOT a disc image. Not sure if it needs to be renamed or anything but I'm not downloading 2 GB to find out


I guess no point in downloading it. It contains actually a WIM image but is compressed by some new compression technology.

http://www.windowsbl...di-un.html#more

#35 Aaron Olive

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:41

i'm on OS X and an ESD is simply a disc image, i'm downloading it now and will see what we got here.

#36 Mando

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:47

Found this via technet, which looks like when its for general consumer download itll be available here~

http://windows.micro...onsumer-preview

#37 Roger H.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 13:48

Putting the Windows 8 CP discussion here. Post screenshots and other new download links once found here:

http://www.neowin.ne...iew-discussion/



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