“One of the things that I think is a good guideline though is we’ve always said that Windows releases come round about every three years and this year will be three years in October since we launched Windows 7. So I think that’s a good guideline to consider.”

Those are the words of  Janelle Poole, director of public relations of the Windows Business Group.

Microsoft has been pretty mum here at CES about any launch plans for Windows 8, only mentioning the upcoming “milestone” public beta release in February, so this is the first new hint we are getting regarding Windows 8.

It’s safe to say that we are looking at a 2012 release date.

About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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  • Alvin49tx

    when is the beta being released