Microsoft just announced the release date for its long-awaited Windows 8 operating system. Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 starting on October 26th. This launch date will apply to both upgrades or installs on a new PC. So, keep the date fixed in your calendars.
Here is what Windows Stream Blog posted:
…October 26th, 2012! That’s right! Just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on October 26th. Earlier this month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Tami Reller told attendees Windows 8 would be available in October. But now everyone has a specific date to mark on their calendars. It’s on mine!