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Windows 7: Windows 8 is coming in 2012

22 Nov 2009   #41
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
I am surprised that Microsoft has even committed to a year already...

Love the tags by the way Nova
They committed to years with Longhorn, too.


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22 Nov 2009   #42
AussieGuy92

 
 

it will be better than windows 7 which is the best so what new features would you want to be in it?
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22 Nov 2009   #43
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

isnt it too early to make windows 8 right after windows 7? i was hoping the release of windows 8 to be around 2013-14
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22 Nov 2009   #44
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
isnt it too early to make windows 8 right after windows 7? i was hoping the release of windows 8 to be around 2013-14

As long as we can start beta testing next year, this is fine with me.
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22 Nov 2009   #45
Techymike

windows 7 home premium 64, and Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

I wonder why people would pay $150 for 3 installs when you can just wait 6 months and install it again.
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22 Nov 2009   #46
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 24c View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
isnt it too early to make windows 8 right after windows 7? i was hoping the release of windows 8 to be around 2013-14

As long as we can start beta testing next year, this is fine with me.
windows 7 just got released....and beta testing next year? then whats the point of wasting money for windows 7?
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22 Nov 2009   #47
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 24c View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
isnt it too early to make windows 8 right after windows 7? i was hoping the release of windows 8 to be around 2013-14

As long as we can start beta testing next year, this is fine with me.
windows 7 just got released....and beta testing next year? then whats the point of wasting money for windows 7?
It is not about the money, it is about the spirit of adventure.
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23 Nov 2009   #48
catilley1092

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

jimbo45, I agree with you. We've just got into the groove with Windows 7, and now they are talking Windows 8 and some even 9. I mean, the first service pack for 7 hasn't been released yet. Windows 7 is running fine. Why jump so far ahead? And as far as XP goes, 6 years passed before Vista was released. XP was Microsoft's backbone for many years, and is far from dead now. Were it not for XP, Microsoft most likely would not be here today, because during the Vista years, all that I heard was XP,XP,XP. They rushed Vista out before it was ready. Windows 7 is the greatest OS that Microsoft has produced. Let's enjoy it the way we enjoyed the XP years and not get too far ahead of ourselves.
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23 Nov 2009   #49
Adrian

 
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Check this link out: CodenameWindows
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23 Nov 2009   #50
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The development life cycle, for a new Windows, is approximately Three to Four years. The rate of technology advancement leads to a requirement for a new operating system approximately every 3 years. therefore the start of the development cycle must be close to the end of the previous operating system's developement.

XP was an exception to this rule due to the complete redesign of what became vista due to technological changes happening at the time Vista was due to be released. XP SP2 took the place IMO of the missing Operation system release.

With the cutting edge nature of a high proportion of the members here, it is only to be expected that even early discussions of the next Microsoft OS will appear in threads here.

I myself have been using Windows 7 as my primary Operating system for in excess of a year and I know of a lot of other members who have been very involved in the development
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