Windows 8 Pro Media Center build 8306 revealed via leaked screenshot


A new screenshot was leaked today that showcases Windows 8 build 8306, but this is not just any Windows 8 build. It is infact a build that belongs to ProWMC SKU. Could there be truth to the possibility of having nine different Windows 8 editions?

This new screenshot surfaced today showcasing “Windows 8 Release Candidate build 8306 ProWMC SKU.” WMC stands for Windows Media Center and obviously this edition of Windows 8 will have Media Center. The individual who discovered this SKU is also stating that he has uncovered five other SKUs.

Just recently, we heard about the possibility of there being only three editions to Windows 8. According to a newer report, there might be nine, including Windows 8 Professional Plus. Now, treat this as unconfirmed until we hear some official word on the matter. If true, we wonder what the Professional Plus edition will have that’s different from the Professional edition?

For those that missed it, here are the editions that were revealed within a registry file in Windows 8 Consumer Preview:

  • Windows 8 Enterprise Edition
  • Windows 8 Enterprise Eval edition
  • Windows 8 Home Basic Edition
  • Windows 8 Home Premium edition
  • Windows 8 ARM edition
  • Windows 8 Professional edition
  • Windows 8 Professional Plus edition
  • Windows 8 Starter edition
  • Windows 8 Ultimate edition