Will Microsoft Deliver Windows 7 Next Year?
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 08/04/2008 07:00
[IDG] Microsoft hints that the next version of its Windows operating system will arrive in 2009.
Microsoft has dropped two strong hints in the past two days that the next version of its Windows operating system will arrive in 2009, shaving up to a year off previous expectations.
It could also be a signal that Microsoft intends to cut its losses with Windows Vista, which has been poorly received or shunned by customers, especially large companies.
Gates: Windows 7 may come 'in the next year'
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates on Friday indicated that Windows 7, the next major version of Windows, could come within the next year, far ahead of the development schedule previously indicated by the software maker.
Windows 7 in 'next year or so', says Gates [Reuters]
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says he expects the new version of Windows operating software, code-named Windows 7, to be released "sometime in the next year or so."