A first look: Windows 8 consumer preview

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The Microsoft store

Source:  Microsoft

Metro apps are installed from Microsoft’s online store, which is also used for content such as videos and music. Windows 8 on Intel also supports traditional application installs from setup applications, but this route will apparently be blocked when Windows 8 is running on ARM devices. Microsoft has said that businesses will be able to side-load apps but the mechanism for this is not yet clear.

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