Blue apps transferred to Windows 8 in new workaround

New versions of Windows often bring new applications or revise older things to make them (subjectively, at times) better than before. Windows Blue is no different, but with it remaining unreleased as of yet, you cant get the new goodies. At least you couldnt; FaiKee at MyDigitalLife has found a way to get Windows Blue apps on Windows 8.

Youre going to need Windows 8 Pro to do this, so if you dont have that then youre out of luck. FaiKee has lifted the apps right out of Windows Blue, and youll need to download those first. Afterwards youll have to fire up a Chinese program and request a one-month Microsoft Developer License and import the certificate.

The result of following FaiKees instructions? Calculator and Calendar, running on the current version of Windows 8. It might seem like a lot of work for not much reward, but this process of adding new features to older versions of Windows goes back. People worked to get Windows 7s Calculator on Windows XP and Vista, for example.

Wed like to know how FaiKee worked out the process, but if you fancy bringing some Blue features to Pro then this is the way to do it. Neowins own Ben Buffone took a look at the leaked copy of Windows Blue so you dont have to.

Source: MyDigitalLife | Thanks to FaiKee for the tip!

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