09-07-2011 09:52 AM
Probably the biggest change of all, Windows 8 will contain a new interface that is modelled from Windows Phone 7, while maintaining the existing Windows 7 desktop mode.
Hypver-V virtualization platform (currently on Windows 2008 server platform).
USB 3.0 support
Native support for ISO image files
Windows Explorer (no, not Internet Explorer, but the one for managing local files) will have Office 2007/2010-style ribbon
Improvement in copy and delete of files (including pause-and-resume)