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[WRR] Microsoft may release Windows 8 Beta in September

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Windows 8 may be released as soon as April 2012, according to ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley. Foley writes that according to a "trusted source" Microsoft is on track to release all versions of the OS, including Server and ARM versions, to manufacturing ahead of the originally reported Q2/Q3 2012 schedule (Foley also explains her policy for vetting rumors).

The same source reports that Microsoft may release a beta version at the company Build conference in September. It was originally thought that this would be a pre-beta preview.
Time to get ready to start partitioning

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One could only hope. I hope to be an active tester.
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September? As in, this September, September? Jesus! It's like all the software and games companies don't want me to start University!
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One could only hope. I hope to be an active tester.
lol once its released anyone with a bit of special knowledge will be able to get this.
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lol once its released anyone with a bit of special knowledge will be able to get this.
Not everyone is going to report bugs.
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Looking forward to this. Raptor, prepare to be split in half.
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I usually submit bugs here and there, but during the windows 7 beta I just ended up using that.
    
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Sorry, but if someone could please tell me the difference between 7 and 8 besides the tablet layer I'd appreciate it. Because besides that, as far as I can tell, there is no difference.
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If it plays x360 games ill get, Dont care what else it does, Its better than owning a 360 IMO
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They released it once already! Remember? lol
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