Windows 8

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Windows 8
Company / developerMicrosoft
OS faimilyMicrosoft Windows
Soorce modelClosed soorce an Shared soorce[1]
Released tae
manufacturin
August 1, 2012; 7 years ago (2012-08-01)
General
availability
October 26, 2012; 7 years ago (2012-10-26)[2]
Latest release8.1 (v6.3.9600) / October 17, 2013; 6 years ago (2013-10-17)[3]
Update methodWindows Update, Windows Store
PlatformsIA-32, x64, ARMv7[4]
Kernel typeHybrid
LicenseTrialware, pheesical, Microsoft Software Assurance, MSDN subscription, DreamSpark
Precedit biWindows 7 (2009)
Succeedit biWindows 8.1 (2013)
Offeecial wabsteidwindows.microsoft.com
Support status
  • Stairt date: October 30, 2012[5]
  • End date: Januar 12, 2016[6]

Windows 8 is a personal computer operatin seestem developed bi Microsoft as pairt o Windows NT faimily o operatin seestems.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Shared Source Initiative". microsoft.com. Microsoft. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  2. http://blogs.windows.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2012/10/25/windows-reimagined-windows8.aspx
  3. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Windows-8-1-Build-9600-Compiled-RTM-Still-on-Its-Way-377896.shtml
  4. "Microsoft Announces Support of System on a Chip Architectures From Intel, AMD, and ARM for Next Version of Windows". Microsoft. January 5, 2011. Retrieved October 14, 2011.
  5. "Microsoft Product Lifecycle". Microsoft Support. Microsoft Corporation. April 2012. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
  6. "Microsoft Support Lifecycle, Windows 8". Microsoft. Retrieved 8 January 2014.