Microsoft's Volume License customers without Software Assurance can now finally purchase the RTM version of Windows 8 through Microsoft Volume License Resellers.
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Subscribers of Microsoft's Windows Intune service have now become the latest people who can download the bits of the RTM version of Windows 8 ahead of its general release October 26th.
A leaked screenshot seems to show yet another post-RTM build number, 9200.20500, for Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, ahead of its official launch in late October.
More paid apps are beginning to show up in the Windows Store for users of the RTM version of Windows 8, along with word that there are now a total of 540 Windows 8 apps available for download.
The first screenshots showing the build number of a post-RTM version of Windows 8 have reportedly been leaked to the Internet by the known Russian news source WZOR.
As promised a few weeks ago, Microsoft is now allowing Microsoft Partner Network gold or silver competency members to download the recently completed RTM build of Windows 8.
As promised, Microsoft has now allowed members of its Software Assurance service to download the RTM build of Windows 8 Enterprise via the Volume License Service Center.
A programmer for Mozilla has confirmed that the company still plans to release a preview of the Windows 8 specific version of its Firefox browser by the end of September.
AMD has released the latest version of its Catalyst drivers for some Radeon PC graphics cards, which include support for the RTM version of Windows 8 as well as other improvements.
Microsoft held an event for the testers of Windows 8 today and it looks like the assembled team members had some fun a few days after the RTM version of the OS was completed.
A new report claims that a few paid apps are beginning to appear in versions of the Windows Store feature in Windows 8, even though technically they are not supposed to be available yet.
One of Neowin's forum members has found a way to check out screenshots of some of Microsoft's build in games for the RTM version of Windows 8, including Solitare, Minesweeper and Mahjong.
Less than 24 hours after Microsoft handed over the RTM to OEMs, a copy of the Enterprise SKU for Windows 8 has found its way to a number of torrent download sites on the Internet.
Along with Windows 8, Microsoft has also reportedly completed the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) version of the ARM processor-based Windows RT and has sent that version to hardware OEMs
Microsoft has offered more information on what the completion of the RTM build of Windows 8 means for businesses if they are running earlier versions of Windows.
Microsoft has announced that, with the completion of the Windows 8 RTM build, it is now allowing Windows 8 Metro app creators to submit their paid apps to the store.
A reliable website claims that Microsoft has now signed off on the final Windows 8 RTM build, which means it could be made available for OEM users at any time.
A new rumor claims that the Windows 8 RTM build could be ready to sent to Microsoft's OEM partners on Wednesday, August 1st, which is in line with the company's previous announcements.
A new post on the official Windows 8 blog site reveals that the Windows team at Microsoft creates new builds for the OS every day, and that a build is a combination of several elements.
A new rumor claims that the final build number for the Windows 8 Release to Manufactoring (RTM) version will be 8888 and that it could be signed off by Microsoft sometime this week.
A new update on a reliable third-party Windows 8 build number list shows that the current Release to Manufacturing (RTM) candidate build number has gone up to 8523.
A new post on an unofficial Windows 8 build number forum claims that the current RTM build candidate number has gone beyond the 8500 number that was previously rumored.
The latest update to the Windows 8 blog has Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky not only talking about the Release Preview but the road ahead to the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) launch of Windows 8.