Microsoft confirms Windows 7 RC coming next week

by admin April 26, 2009 at 7:54 pm

Redmond (WA) – Microsoft is racing towards a public release of Windows 7. The first release candidate will be made available to the public on May 5, the company said.

Microsoft’s Brandon LeBlanc confirmed previous reports that Windows 7 RC will be released in early May, indicating that the company is well on its way to release the final version by late summer and provide PC vendors with the new operating system to support sales for the Christmas season. Microsoft originally had said that the software would be released in 2010, but early rumors suggested that Q3 2009 has been the internal target release date from the beginning.

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