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Windows 8.1 now available on MSDN and TechNet
following developer complaints
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Msg#: 4608618 posted 6:40 am on Sep 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/9/4710174/windows-8-1-msdn-technet-download-now-available [theverge.com]

Windows 8.1 now available on MSDN and TechNet following developer complaints

Microsoft is reversing course today, allowing developers to download a final copy of Windows 8.1 ahead of its October 18th release. After originally announcing the finalization of the OS update last month, Microsoft was planning to hold back the final download for MSDN and TechNet subscribers until October 18th. The company now admits that was a mistake. "We heard from you that our decision to not initially release Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM bits was a big challenge for our developer partners," says Microsoft's Steve Guggenheimer. "We’ve listened and we get it."

 

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Msg#: 4608618 posted 7:34 am on Sep 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

Now available?

We completed our software updates for 8.1 two weeks ago :-)

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Msg#: 4608618 posted 8:56 am on Sep 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

You were among a select group then. ;)

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Msg#: 4608618 posted 5:18 pm on Oct 23, 2013 (gmt 0)

One of the many advanatages of an MSDN subscription.

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