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Microsoft close to naming Windows 8 build 8888 as final RTM copy

Microsoft close to naming Windows 8 build 9200.as final RTM copy

Microsoft close to naming Windows 8 build 9200.as final RTM copy

This time around another leak has floated around the web courtesy Win8China,who supposedly got hold of the screenshots of the Final Build of Windows 8 RTM which is said to be the build 9200.16384.WIN8_RTM.120725-1247.They also got a glimpse of the Lock Screen of Windows 8 RTM.

Though the earlier rumors indicated a version number of 8888 but it seems that due to Microsoft’s complex rules for selecting the version numbers.According to TheVerge who also seconds this story reports that the final versions compile process started on Wednesday outputting SKU, language, and install variations.

The Windows 8 RTM release is expected anytime in the next week,while the final public version has been confirmed earlier this month by Microsoft which will hit the stores on the 26th of October..

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Then I will have to get a TechNet account...... :D
As passionate as you are about MS software, I cannot for the life of me believe that you don't already have a few Technet accounts.
 

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I was listing to today's Windows Weekly podcast by Leo Leporte with Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley. And Mary Jo said she has heard that Windows 8 RTM will be released to TechNet and MSDN on Aug 1.

I like this news.
 

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Microsoft's not helping me like Win8 with its absolutely horrible looking interface. Metro is probably the only thing I'm decently fine with.
 

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Then I will have to get a TechNet account...... :D
As passionate as you are about MS software, I cannot for the life of me believe that you don't already have a few Technet accounts.

It appears I already signed up for one a while ago! Then my body will be waiting for it to appear through TechNet.....as well as some product keys.....
 

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Wow! What it is to have a comfortable budget! For private reasons, I have needed Technet pro account for some years. But even now, I do notice the outgoing cash from my bank account at renewal time!!
Even more certain, having paid for it, I certainly get some use out of it and I doubt, even at my age, there would never come a time when I was not aware if I had a current account or not - lol
 

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9200.16384.win8_rtm.120725-1247.
 

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I doubt, even at my age, there would never come a time when I was not aware if I had a current account or not - lol
Yeah, I've never met anybody who had a Technet account and didn't know about it. Something doesn't sound right there.
 

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So, clicking "sign in" logged me into TechNet through Windows Live, but it looks like I need to set up a TechNet profile. I guess I need that, too, if I want any keys with the downloads, right?

I'd love to get my hands on the final RTM build of 8, no matter which one it is (the number, I mean) :D
 

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You have to pay $199 for the first year of Technet standard of $349 for a professional subscription to Technet.
 

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I doubt, even at my age, there would never come a time when I was not aware if I had a current account or not - lol
Yeah, I've never met anybody who had a Technet account and didn't know about it. Something doesn't sound right there.

I think somebody might be signing in with a Windows Live ID and thinking its Technet?
 

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I guess I've never been on my TechNet account since I signed up, but I do have one. I do not believe I'm subscribing though.

Having said that, I guess I will wait for the unauthorized release of product keys.... ;)
 

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I guess I've never been on my TechNet account since I signed up, but I do have one. I do not believe I'm subscribing though.



It must be nice to be able to pay for something and never use it. :confused:
 
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Having said that, I guess I will wait for the unauthorized release of product keys.... ;)
What??? This operating system that you cannot speak highly enough of, you are going to steal????? Is that what you are saying here?
 

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Having said that, I guess I will wait for the unauthorized release of product keys.... ;)
What??? This operating system that you cannot speak highly enough of, you are going to steal????? Is that what you are saying here?

Sounds like it to me also. If he's true to form though he will just ignore your post/question all together and pretend he never saw it..
 

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I guess I've never been on my TechNet account since I signed up, but I do have one. I do not believe I'm subscribing though.

Having said that, I guess I will wait for the unauthorized release of product keys.... ;)


You cannot obtain an account without subscribing. end of story. But your last sentence paints the true picture. I think you may have stepped over the Forum rules line?
 

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I guess I've never been on my TechNet account since I signed up, but I do have one. I do not believe I'm subscribing though.

Having said that, I guess I will wait for the unauthorized release of product keys.... ;)

it only $39.99 for windows 8
 

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I guess I've never been on my TechNet account since I signed up, but I do have one. I do not believe I'm subscribing though.

Having said that, I guess I will wait for the unauthorized release of product keys.... ;)

it only $39.99 for windows 8

Yes but then he'd have to wait till everyone else gets it. He want's it Wednesday and is willing to pirate it to get it early... :(
 

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