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It looks like Microsoft has Windows 8.1 all primed and ready to go

Reports indicate that Windows 8.1 has reached RTM status, it's not long now, folks! (NASDAQ:MSFT)

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Aug 26, 2013 7:29 am

Windows 8.1 isn't far away, but it looks like Microsoft's refreshed OS has just reached its Release to Manufacturing (RTM) stage on August 23. The news is coming from veterans of Microsoft reporting: Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott.

 

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They've both cited sources close to the Redmond-based giant who have confirmed that Windows 8.1 reached RTM status on August 23, with a final build number of 9600.16384.130821-1623. But why didn't Microsoft announce they had reached RTM? Well, its CEO Steve Ballmer did announce his retirement in the last couple of days, which could be a very valid reason.

 

Let's hope he leaves on a high note with Windows 8.1, and doesn't regret it like he did with Windows Vista.

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