July 9, 2012

Windows 8 to be available by "the end of October"


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Today in Toronto, Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller, at Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference confirmed that Windows 8 is on track to Release to Manufacturing (RTM) the first week of August.

Tami also announced that the Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October and will be available in 109 languages across 231 markets worldwide.

Back in June, Microsoft revealed its Windows Upgrade Offer under which customers who purchase Windows 7 PCs between June 2, 2012 and January 31, 2013 can purchase an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $15. And last week company announced that Windows 7, Vista or XP owners can get Windows 8 upgrade for $40.

Source:- Windows Team Blog

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