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Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM Arrives On MSDN And TechNet

Windows 8.1, the latest operating system to come from the Redmond offices is set for official launch next month. October 18 has been set as the day the new OS will hit general availability. And in order

Windows 8.1 RTM Release Said To Have Caused Internal Disputes At Microsoft

Time for some juicy gossip! As far as operating systems go, Windows 8.1 has had a rightfully colorful story to tell. From early development to rumored details and leaked ISOs. But perhaps the most quaint tale was

Windows Server 2012 R2 Now Available To MSDN And TechNet Subscribers

Along with Windows 8.1 and a couple of other of its software products, Microsoft has also made available Windows Server 2012 R2 to developers and users via its MSDN and TechNet subscription. The latest version of the

Leaked Windows 8.1 RTM ISOs Are The Same As The Official Builds

So this is what happened. Microsoft finished work on the final RTM version of Windows 8.1 but held off releasing the build, much to the charging of the IT community, on MSDN and TechNet. Redmond claimed that

Microsoft Officially Releases Windows 8.1 RTM

Well, what do you know! Even though Microsoft initially planned to release the RTM version of Windows 8.1 in October, it has changed its mind and officially released the OS update just now. The RTM version of

Current TechNet Subscribers Get A Free 90 Day Extension

Microsoft announced earlier in the summer that it would stop accepting new subscriptions for TechNet. And as scheduled, the technology titan stopped doing so on August 31. But despite calls from IT professionals to keep the program

MSDN And TechNet Subscribers May Have To Wait A Bit For Windows 8.1 RTM

Subscribers to Microsoft’s MSDN and TechNet services have been lucky in the sense that they get early access to the latest software products from the company compared to general audience. But now it seems that these subscribers

Microsoft Decides To Shut Down The TechNet Subscription Service

Well, this was a bit sudden. Redmond has just announced that its will be pulling the plug off of its TechNet subscription service, and it will be officially retired on August 31. And customers who purchase (or

Microsoft TechNet subscribers now getting a year of Office 365 free

As you probably already know, Microsoft’s TechNet is a way for IT workers and managers in the enterprise and server operation business to get access to tons of current and past Microsoft products, simply by paying a

Windows 8 is on MSDN/Technet – Hands on Video

Windows 8 is now available for download on both Technet and MSDN. 4 builds are available on Technet: Windows 8 Enterprise (x86) – DVD (English) SHA1: FEFCE3E64FB9EC1CC7977165328890CCC9A10656 Windows 8 Enterprise (x64) – DVD (English) SHA1: 4EADFE83E736621234C63E8465986F0AF6AA3C82 Windows