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Microsoft changes its mind

"We heard from you that our decision to not initially release Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM bits was a big challenge for our developer partners as they're readying new Windows 8.1 apps and for IT professionals who are preparing for Windows 8.1 deployments," Microsoft's Steve 'Guggs' Guggenheimer said in a blog post. "We've listened, we value your partnership, and we are adjusting based on your feedback. As we refine our delivery schedules for a more rapid release cadence, we are working on the best way to support early releases to the various audiences within our ecosystem."

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/windows-8.1-rtm-developes-early-access,24212.html


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I can confirm its available via TechNet right now.
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For future reference, if it's a news article on Tomshardware, it's late.
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For future reference, if it's a news article on Tomshardware, it's late.

I was just browsing Tom's and it popped up like a jack russell terrier as if the news was brand spanking new. Got me.
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