Windows 8 by 2012 as Shown on Microsoft Slide

Windows 7 is the fresh face of Microsoft right now (aside from Steve Ballmer, who also has quite the face), but it seems that the reign of the latest Windows won't last much longer than just a few years.

According to Windows Roadmap slides found by Msftkitchen at PDC 2009, the next major release of Windows is due in 2012.

As can be seen in the slide below, listed under "~2012" is "Major Release" for "Code Name 'Windows 8'".

Of course, the fact that there will be a version of Windows after the current one shouldn't be surprising, but this marks the first time that Microsoft has laid out an approximate time frame of when we might see it.

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  • chinesemafia69
    lol who actually thinks the worlds is coming to an end at 2012...seriosuly
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  • coonday
    I always thought Apple would be the ones responsible for the end of the world.
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  • commandersozo
    Well, now we know how the world will end. Lol!
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  • holy
    Quote:
    the first time that Microsoft has laid out an approximate time frame

    About that:
    http://msftkitchen.com/2009/08/windows-8-server-due-2012.html
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  • chinesemafia69
    lol who actually thinks the worlds is coming to an end at 2012...seriosuly
    24
  • commandersozo
    Well, now we know how the world will end. Lol!
    14