Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jul 2012 18:39 UTC
Windows "Windows 8 is on track to Release to Manufacturing the first week of August. For enterprise customers with Software Assurance benefits, they will have full access to Windows 8 bits as early as August. Additionally, she noted that RTM is when we’ll be turning on the commerce platform so that developers can start earning money for their apps. [...] Tami went on to say that Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October! This means that new Windows 8 and Windows RT PCs will be available to buy and upgrades will be available starting in October. She also mentioned that that Windows 8 will be available in 109 languages across 231 markets worldwide."
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Imagine
by MOS6510 on Mon 9th Jul 2012 18:56 UTC
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

Imagine being the first one to buy Windows 8 and it turns out to be the worst version if Windows ever. Well, after version 3.0 of course.

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RE: Imagine
by malxau on Mon 9th Jul 2012 19:48 in reply to "Imagine"
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2005-12-04

Well, after version 3.0 of course.


What was so bad about 3.0?

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RE[2]: Imagine
by moondevil on Mon 9th Jul 2012 20:28 in reply to "RE: Imagine"
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2005-07-08

Don't know, I was happy with it.

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RE[2]: Imagine
by quackalist on Mon 9th Jul 2012 21:15 in reply to "RE: Imagine"
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2007-08-27

Not sure I wouldn't prefer Win 3 to 8. Maybe not, but 2000 is certainly a goer.

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RE[2]: Imagine
by MOS6510 on Tue 10th Jul 2012 05:41 in reply to "RE: Imagine"
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2011-05-12

Windows 3.0 was just like Windows 3.1 only with features missing and a lot more bugs.

The good thing was that it did run on a 286 with 1 MB of RAM, IIIRC 3.1 needed a 386 and 2 MB.

The big problem I had with 3.0 and 3.1 that when one application crashed the rest was bound to also blow up.

People may not like 9x, ME and Vista (pre SP1), but they were much better than 3.0 and 3.1 (leaving 3.11 out on purpose).

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