A first look at the Windows 8 Developer Preview

Windows Explorer with ribbon

Windows Explorer will have a ribbon in Windows 8. It is supposed to be completely customizable, but I have not had the chance to try that out yet.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.

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