Thursday, 19 July 2012

Microsoft's Windows 8 to hit release target

By on 05:26
Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday its new, touch-friendly Windows 8 operating system will be on sale October 26, almost exactly three years after the launch of Windows 7.
The Windows 8 operating system is displayed at the Microsoft booth during the 2012 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Yi-ting ChungThat means customers will be able to upgrade old PCs to the new system on that date, or buy new hardware with the software already installed at stores such as Best Buy.
The company generally does not announce public release dates until close to the event, but has often stated that it aims for a new version of Windows every three years.
Microsoft said earlier this month Windows 8 would be released by the end of October.


  1. I imagine this version was coded along the guidelines set out by the NSA to keep a backdoor open for the Feds. Like every MS Operating System since Win 95. Long live Open Source