Windows 8 Logo – Microsoft Windows 8 is still in development of the successor operating system, Windows 7, the software company Microsoft . The code names were in 2007, Mystic , and the East . Microsoft has released two prior versions, the last Windows 8 Consumer Preview . The surface should be in the design of Windows Mobile 7 based and therefore better suited for touch screens to be designed. It included Microsoft still PC users and has adapted so well to the operation of mouse and keyboard.