Rumor: New Windows 8 SKU versions to be revealed?

Things have been a little quiet in terms of new reveals for Windows 8 since the launch of the Consumer Preview version to the public in late February. However, Microsoft is still working on newer builds of Windows 8 internally. Now a well known and reliable source for leaked Windows 8 build information claims that he has received a new build of the OS that he claims reveals new SKU versions of Windows 8.

"Canouna", who runs the web site, posted on his Twitter page today that he was "Going to install the first build who contain a bunch of BRAND NEW SKUs! :)." In a later Twitter post he states, "I know only two SKUs in the list, other are really special, going to be a long day and a big bunch of review for .

Microsoft has yet to officially state which SKUs will be available for Windows 8 when it is officially launched later in 2012. However, a recent HP document leak indicated that it would come at least in regular, Professional and Enterprise versions. A look inside the Windows 8 Consumer Preview version's registry indicated even more SKUs, including a Starter edition, Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate.

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