Posts in RTM

Getting Windows 8.1 RTM bits

By Brandon LeBlanc

Based on the feedback from you and our partners, we’re pleased to announce that we will be making available our current Windows and Windows Pro RTM builds (as well as Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM builds) to the developer and… Read more

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

Windows at WPC 2013

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today at the Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Houston, Texas – Microsoft executives took the stage to discuss the company’s devices and services approach with our Tami Reller, Windows CMO and CFO, talked about how Windows is the… 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

Coming Soon – Final Release of Windows XP Mode

By Brandon LeBlanc

Thanks to everyone’s feedback, we’re happy to announce that Windows XP Mode has RTM’d We expect to make the final release of Windows XP Mode available via the Microsoft Download Center on October OEMs will be able to offer Windows… Read more

OEMs Pick Up Windows 7 RTM Code Today in Redmond

By Brandon LeBlanc

When we announced Windows 7 had RTM’d on Wednesday, I posted that OEMs would receive the RTM code within a few Well, it’s been a few days! Earlier today, a handful of OEMs arrived in Redmond to pick up their… Read more

Sneak Peek at the RTM Announcement!

By Brandon LeBlanc

I thought I’d share an inside peek from our annual sales kick-off event in Steven Sinofsky joined Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on stage to announce the RTM of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 There’s even a clip of Steve… Read more

More on Windows 7’s RTM Milestone

By Brandon LeBlanc

Steven Sinofsky, President of the Windows Division, discusses more about RTM of Windows 7 including a short video of the RTM sign-off Read Steven’s post Read more