Just a day ago Microsoft announced the "Released to manufacturing" (RTM) milestone for Windows 8 and today it got leaked on internet, available for everybody to download freely. The RTM version is when the product development and testing is completed and final code is handed over to company's OEM partners for manufacturing, using this FINAL version OEM's will begin preparing there offerings of Windows 8 PCs and devices.
This "FINAL VERSION" of Windows 8 is out now in public on Bittorrent portals and file-hosting websites for download, the leaked version is "Enterprise N X64 edition" does not feature the Windows Media Player component. Since, this is the original version without any "Windows 8 key or crack" and this will expire within 30 days on installation. The details of leak are as follows :
SIZE: 3,168,436,224 bytes
NOTE: Original files NON-boot DVD M$ distributive by WZT.
Bootable ISO by CtrlSoft.
"ENTERPRISE-N" version Windows 8 not include Windows Media Player.
Here is the official Microsoft Windows 8 availability schedule :
People will be able get Windows 8 starting on October 26th either by upgrading for $39.99 or on a new PC or device. And if you buy an eligible Windows 7 PC today, you will be able to purchase an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99 (U.S.) through the Windows Upgrade Offer.
However, we have a number of programs that provides various audiences early access to the Windows 8 RTM code to help prepare for Windows 8 as it enters the marketplace this fall:
August 15th: Developers will be able to download the final version of Windows 8 via your MSDN subscriptions.
August 15th: IT professionals testing Windows 8 in organizations will be able to access the final version of Windows 8 through your TechNet subscriptions.
August 16th: Customers with existing Microsoft Software Assurance for Windows will be able to download Windows 8 Enterprise edition through the Volume License Service Center (VLSC), allowing you to test, pilot and begin adopting Windows 8 Enterprise within your organization.
August 16th: Microsoft Partner Network members will have access to Windows 8.
August 20th: Microsoft Action Pack Providers (MAPS) receive access to Windows 8.
September 1st: Volume License customers without Software Assurance will be able to purchase Windows 8 through Microsoft Volume License Resellers.
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