|Forum: Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System|
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|1:|| Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 RTM Beginning August, Shipping To All End of October|
Windows 8 will automatically be included as the basic system on PCs that go on sale from late October, or possibly before. Microsoft will also offer a free cloud storage account using its SkyDrive system to every Windows 8 buyer.
|July 9, 2012|
|2:|| Microsoft Launches Windows 8 OS|
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. "Windows 8 brings together the best of the PC and the tablet. It works perfect for work and play and it is alive with your world. Every one of our customers will find a PC that they will absolutely love."
|Oct 25, 2012|
|3:|| Microsoft Sells 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses|
Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses to date, according to the chief marketing and financial officer of the Windows division.
|Nov 28, 2012|
|4:|| Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99|
Starting at general availability, if your PC is running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 you will qualify to download an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $39.99 in 131 markets.
|July 3, 2012|
|5:|| Windows 8 Pro upgrade pricing will jump from $40 to $200 on Feb. 1|
Windows 8 is about to get a lot more expensive.
|Jan 19, 2013|
|6:|| Windows 8 Released To Manufacturing|
This means we've completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM partners.
|Aug 1, 2012|
|7:|| Windows 8 beats Vista's adoption rate in its first year|
Windows 8's user share in August is now larger than Vista's at the same point in the latter's post-launch timeline
|Sept 3, 2013|
|8:|| Windows 8.1 Preview Is Here|
"...today we are providing an opportunity for people to take a first-hand look at many of the new features and improvements with the Windows 8.1 Preview."
|June 26, 2013|
|9:|| Windows 8.1 Worldwide Roll-out, 18 October|
"...starting at 12:00am on October 18th in New Zealand (that's 4:00am October 17th in Redmond), Windows 8.1 will begin rolling out worldwide as a free update for consumers on Windows 8..."
|Aug 14, 2013|