Windows 8 will be released on Oct 26

Finally, the date is announced for the Windows 8 Release. It is Oct 26, 2012.

Mark your calendar for October 26th, 2012! 

This is the date when the final release of Windows 8 will be available to download. 

That’s right! Just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on October 26th. Earlier this month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Tami Reller told attendees Windows 8 would be available in October. But now everyone has a specific date to mark on their calendars.


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