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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Windows 7 has been released to manufractoring

Yesterday at a Microsoft event, President of the Windows division Steven Sinofsky, announced that Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have been released to manufacturing. At the event, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer signed the gold (RTM) DVDs. The RTM build number of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is 7600.16385. The next step in the Windows 7 road map is general availability on October 22nd, 2009. The Windows 7 Beta Program will end on July 24th, 2009. Microsoft has posted a video of the Windows 7 RTM sign off process to YouTube. I have embedded it below.

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