Microsoft to hand out Windows 7 "pre-betas" at PDC, WinHEC
by Donald Melanson, posted Sep 25th 2008 at 4:57PM
Any thoughts on this new "beta"?
Windows 7, (formerly codenamed Blackcomb and later Vienna) is the working name for the next major version of Microsoft Windows as the successor to Windows Vista.Microsoft has announced that it is "scoping Windows 7 development to a three-year timeframe", and that "the specific release date will ultimately be determined by meeting the quality bar." Windows 7 is expected to be released on June 3, 2009 according to the most recent news lacking official Microsoft confirmation , and sometime near January 2010 according to an earlier claim by a Microsoft VP.Comments?From http://windows7news.com/
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