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Minecraft 1.8 Pre-Release 2 PR2 Update

Download Minecraft 1.8 Pre-release 2 PR2
Jeb has released the Minecraft 1.8 Prerelease 2 update, looking at the changes the good news is the majority of show stopping bugs in multiplayer have now been squashed. Here is hoping the official release is completed very soon.

Changes:
- Mineshaft generation halved.
- Three strongholds now spawn per map instead of one.

Bugfixes:
- No more lag when experience balls are dropped.
- Furnace now smelting all items correctly.
- No more client crashes when placing chests.
- Can now break blocks in Nether.
- Now able to go into position over broken Nether blocks in Creative mode.
- Actual silverfish name displayed when they kill a user instead of base name.
- No more items being wiped when accessing Creative mode.
- No more randomly catching fire in Creative mode.
- Unlimited water is now available in Creative Mode.
- Dyes are now in palette.
- Endermen no longer hold grass with side texture visible on top.
- Missing items from Creative Mode inventory have been added.

The good news is the lag caused by experience orbs has been fixed. Our Minecraft 1.8 test server has now been updated to prerelease 2.

You can join our pre-release 2 server on minecraftserver.com:25566

Download links for 1.8 Pre-release 2:

Minecraft 1.8 Pre-release 2 Client
Minecraft 1.8 Pre-release 2 Server

How To Install Minecraft 1.8 Pre-release 2: (Windows)

1. Press the ‘Windows’ key on your keyboard and the ‘R’ key at the same time
2. Now type %appdata%
3. Locate your .minecraft folder
4. Navigate down into to your bin folder located inside the .minecraft folder
5. Right click on the file named minecraft and rename it minecraftold
5. Download the new minecraft.jar and drag or copy to the bin folder.
6. Run Minecraft as normal to play pre-release 2 Minecraft 1.8

How To Restore Minecraft 1.7.3 (Windows)

1. Press the ‘Windows’ key on your keyboard and the ‘R’ key at the same time
2. Now type %appdata%
3. Locate your .minecraft folder
4. Navigate down into to your bin folder located inside the .minecraft folder
5. Delete the file named minecraft
5. Select the file named minecraftold right click and select rename change to minecraft
6. Run Minecraft as normal to play Minecraft 1.7.3 again