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 PostPost subject: Microsoft likely to RTM Windows 7 Wednesday        Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:54 am 
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Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/ ... onomyId=12

Microsoft will likely announce that Windows 7 has reached "release to manufacturing," or RTM, status on Wednesday, sources said.

The company would neither confirm or deny that Windows 7 will RTM Wednesday; a spokeswoman on Tuesday simply repeated the company's earlier pledge that it would move the new operating system into its final pre-sale phase sometime "in the second half of July."

"RTM almost seems like a non-event," said Michael Cherry, an analyst with Directions on Microsoft, who stressed that he had no special knowledge of when Microsoft would declare Windows 7 finished. "But it's got to be any day now."

If the company does put its seal of approval on Windows 7 on Wednesday, it would be able to note that it successfully met the deadline when officials hold their quarterly earnings call with Wall Street analysts Thursday afternoon.

In Cherry's eyes, the importance of RTM has ebbed since Windows Vista. "You really have to give a lot of kudos to Mr. Sinofsky, who controlled the schedule," said Cherry, referring to Steven Sinofsky, who led Windows 7 development and was recently promoted to president of the Windows division. "We know what day it's going to be available, and it looks to be a decent product. In the end, he delivered."

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 PostPost subject: Re: Microsoft likely to RTM Windows 7 Wednesday        Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 7:53 am 
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Nice...then it will go out to OEM's on Friday & hopefully we see a official leak...then Aug 6 we can generate our keys on MSDN and TechNet :O


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 PostPost subject: Re: Microsoft likely to RTM Windows 7 Wednesday        Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:40 pm 
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Royalty OEMs are getting it on the 24th.
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Its been officially announced on the Windows Team Blog!


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Now it is official:

http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/window ... uring.aspx


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