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With the release of Windows 8 now less than two weeks away, Microsoft is giving the first glimpse of the approach it will take to market the new operating system — the first wave in an unprecedented advertising blitz that will accompany new products from the company for the holiday season.

The Windows team posted this ad to its YouTube channel a short time ago. What do you think?

There’s a heavy focus on touch input, not just on tablets but on desktop computers. The tag line, “Windows Reimagined,” underscores the massive overhaul that this version of the OS represents, and sets the stage for the adjustment that users will have to make to learn the new Windows version.

We spotted the ad via Neowin.

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