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Well, sort of. It's about a decade too fast. Considering how often predictions are totally off, it was a really good prediction. If enough people had believed him, the timeline might have been spot on too. Of course, Microsoft would probably have remained small potatoes too. The real timeline worked out well for Gates.
I don't think it would work too well - you would be lacking all the drivers so I suspect it wouldn't even boot straight away.
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Windows these days comes with an insane number of drivers--I wouldn't expect *everything* to work, but given that the Venue 8 is mostly the same hardware, I'd be surprised if--assuming the boot process gets kicked off--it'd be close to fully functional...
I doubt it would be as easy as copying a windows ISO onto an sdcard, but you can probably flash an img or a zip. Never used that tablet so I don't know how the bootloader/recovery/boot system works, but flashing capabilities are pretty standard. Of course, if the bootloader is locked/protected, all bets are off.
Sometimes, it's hard to understand corporate economy. Wanted some work from my nephew, who was promised $5K upon delivery of software he would write. They paid $60k for the equipment that my nephew used to create the software. They refused to give him the $5K promised. He refused to return the equipment until he was paid. He's heading to Ca. with a very nice set of equipment. He's happy with them not giving the money still due him.