Final Windows 8.1 will be widely available after October

Microsoft is the final release of Windows 8 .1 probably deliver in October to consumers. Also TechNet and MSDN subscribers will not receive the update sooner, not like Windows 8 shortly after the release to manufacturing (RTM) in August. The reports ZDNet blogger and expert on Microsoft Mary Jo Foley, citing one of their most reliable informants.

Thus, the software giant, Windows 8.1 withhold after its completion until about mid-October plans. At this appointment is 8.1 go on sale the first new hardware with Windows. In the case of Windows 8, the first on the RTM status Reached August 2012, Microsoft had started in mid-August so to distribute the OS to subscribers of TechNet and MSDN. In the trade of Windows 7’s successor, however, came at the end of October 2012.

A few months ago had reported Foley’s sources, Microsoft wanted to shorten the distance between the release to manufacturing and general availability of Windows 8.1. Especially users of Windows 8 should get faster access to the update.

But even if Microsoft will now wait until mid-October, it would still have achieved its aim to deliver within one year Windows 8.1 to Windows 8th Between Windows 7 and Windows 8 were at least three more years.

A subsequent launch of Windows 8.1 would also have other benefits. Microsoft would have more time to fix bugs in the RTM version, and also to provide the users of the Preview of Windows 8.1 with another patch. Could also be a launch event in close temporal proximity to the actual sale provide for more attention.

The Internet is a new preview version of Windows 8.1 emerged with the build number 9471st It is expected to be the last before device manufacturers get the release to manufacturing. The VergeAccording to Microsoft now has integrated new learning tools that explain the navigation, file access, and access to the Windows settings closer.