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Windows 8 to hit shelves on October 26

The release date was announced by Steven Sinofsky at Microsoft's annual sales meeting that was held on July 18

Windows 8 to hit shelves on October 26
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will officially hit shelves on October 26.

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will officially hit shelves on October 26.

Steven Sinofsky, president of Windows and Windows Live division at Microsoft, announced the launch at Microsoft's annual sales meeting that was held yesterday. He said that both the upgrade as well as the PC versions will be available on this date.

Microsoft plans to install the new OS on many different devices, from PCs to Windows Phone, as well as Surface, its upcoming tablet.

The tech giant also revealed that Windows 8 will, at the same time, ship in 109 countries and 231 languages.

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