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Windows 8 Final build number ?

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October 26, 2012 9:04:54 AM

Hello everyone,

Does anyone know whats the build of Windows 8 final ?
is it 9200 like the RTM version or something else ?

Thanks
a c 381 * Windows 8
October 26, 2012 9:10:37 AM

Won't know till it arrives this afternoon... perhaps when the US wakes up you'll get an answer...
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October 26, 2012 9:12:45 AM

hope they get up early lol .

(But I've heard that first copies of Windows 8 is sold on Australia yesterday. )
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a c 381 * Windows 8
October 26, 2012 9:36:19 AM

Hope a kind Aussie reads this then!
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a b * Windows 8
October 26, 2012 10:18:42 AM

Windows 8.666.666 would be nice but I think it is 9200.16384.win8_rtm.120725-1247
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a b * Windows 8
October 26, 2012 1:34:21 PM

Not sure why people are so confused over this. RTM is always the final shipping build. 9200 is the build number for the RTM of Windows 8.
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October 26, 2012 2:35:09 PM

I understand that 9200 was the RTM build and shipped to manufactures. But I'm a first time Technet Subscriber (still in first year) and my impression from everything I've read is that you can't upgrade from RTM to the Full release version. Which makes me expect that there is a new Build that is associated to final release....

Please correct me if I'm wrong, because I'd love to start installing my machines, but I was under the impression that a new build would arrive today...
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October 26, 2012 2:40:08 PM

You can certainly upgrade from the RTM to the "full release version". You're probably thinking about the restriction of upgrading to an equal or greater edition of Windows. For example, you can't upgrade Windows 8 Enterprise (like the evaluation copy download) to Windows 8 Pro (retail or otherwise).
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a b * Windows 8
October 26, 2012 2:45:33 PM

randomninjaatk said:
I understand that 9200 was the RTM build and shipped to manufactures. But I'm a first time Technet Subscriber (still in first year) and my impression from everything I've read is that you can't upgrade from RTM to the Full release version. Which makes me expect that there is a new Build that is associated to final release....

Please correct me if I'm wrong, because I'd love to start installing my machines, but I was under the impression that a new build would arrive today...


RTM is the full release version. There is no difference.
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October 27, 2012 5:38:08 AM

Best answer selected by manuelcalavera.
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February 9, 2013 3:26:42 PM

randomninjaatk said:
I understand that 9200 was the RTM build and shipped to manufactures. But I'm a first time Technet Subscriber (still in first year) and my impression from everything I've read is that you can't upgrade from RTM to the Full release version. Which makes me expect that there is a new Build that is associated to final release....

Please correct me if I'm wrong, because I'd love to start installing my machines, but I was under the impression that a new build would arrive today...


You're fine, there is are always folks like The_Prophecy who lack the ability to share their opinions without sounding condescending. I'm actually doing that right now...
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March 11, 2013 12:04:11 PM

It is showing the watermark because it is not activated.
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