Posts in GA

Readying Windows 8.1 for release (UPDATED)

By Antoine Leblond

We’ve hit an important milestone for Windows and for Microsoft—just 10 months after delivering on a bold, generational change in computing with Windows 8, our team is proud to share that we have started releasing Windows and Windows RT to… Read more

Mark your calendars for Windows 8.1!

By Brandon LeBlanc

I know a lot of folks are eager to find out when they will be able to get Windows I am excited to share that starting at 12:00am on October 18th in New Zealand (that’s 4:00am October 17th in Redmond),… Read more

21 days and counting…

By Brandon LeBlanc

In just 21 days, Windows 8 will be available to people And we’re excited! To celebrate, we have several events taking place in cities all around the Just a few weeks ago, we held a coding marathon with developers in… Read more

Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today, I am excited to announce that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we’ve completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM They can… Read more

Upcoming Windows Milestones Shared with Partners at WPC

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today in Toronto, Canada, at Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference, Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller spoke to thousands of partners from around the She shared some exciting new details regarding Windows that I wanted to… Read more

What People Are Saying About Windows 7

By Brandon LeBlanc

Just moments ago, we launched a social media “hub” for Windows 7 on in celebration of launch This hub is designed to highlight what our customers are saying about Windows It does this by pulling content from all over the… Read more

Windows 7’s Big Day Tomorrow + New Offers Announced!

By Brandon LeBlanc

Tomorrow’s our big day – Windows 7 officially launches and hits General Availability (or GA as we have acronyms for everything). That means Windows 7 will be available for purchase worldwide! I thought I’d take a moment to highlight some… Read more

A Look at Some Cool Windows 7 PCs

By Brandon LeBlanc

As of today, we’re 9 days away from the worldwide launch of Windows It’s no secret that when Windows 7 becomes available on October 22nd, our hardware partners are launching a host of cool new PCs to match I’ve had… Read more