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LEAKED: Windows 9 Is Coming Next Year And Will Fix A Lot Of Problems With Windows 8
Business Insider ^ | 05/22 | LISA EADICICCO

Posted on 05/22/2014 7:57:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Microsoft might be preparing to give the public its first taste of Windows 9 between the second and third quarters of 2015, according to a newly leaked document.

Tech blog Myce has obtained a leaked internal Microsoft document from a source in China known as FaiKee.

The document, first spotted on Myce's website by Windows blog WinBeta, lists both Windows 9 and Windows Phone 9 as scheduled for a release preview between Q2 and Q3 2015. 

Here's a screenshot of the document:

Windows9Leak

Myce

A release preview is exactly what its name suggests. It's a nearly finished version of the software that the public gets to mess around with before the official launch. 

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: microsoft; windows; windows8; windows9
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1 posted on 05/22/2014 7:57:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: rdb3; Calvinist_Dark_Lord; JosephW; Only1choice____Freedom; amigatec; Still Thinking; ...

2 posted on 05/22/2014 7:59:01 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: SeekAndFind

FaiKee? Really?


3 posted on 05/22/2014 7:59:28 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hopefully they took windows 7, tweaked the kernal to make it faster, and then took a sharpie to the box of windows 7 and turned the 7 into a 9....

A tech girl can dream..


4 posted on 05/22/2014 8:00:16 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: SeekAndFind
I've seen this movie before:

Windows 9 8 Is Coming Next Year And Will Fix A Lot Of Problems With Windows 8 7...

5 posted on 05/22/2014 8:01:46 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: SeekAndFind

Windows 8.1 is a free upgrade to Windows 8, and it works great. I have no problems with it. It runs every piece of old software that I used to run in Vista32.


6 posted on 05/22/2014 8:01:56 AM PDT by eastexsteve
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To: SeekAndFind

Yeah, riiiiiight.


7 posted on 05/22/2014 8:02:05 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: GraceG

And then Windows 10 will fix the problems of Windows 9 that fixed the problems of Windows 8 that was so much better than Vista.


8 posted on 05/22/2014 8:03:04 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: GraceG

In agreement Bump


9 posted on 05/22/2014 8:03:10 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... (Had I brought Christ with me, the outcome would have been different. Dr. Eric Cunningha.m)
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To: GraceG

:) You’re being logical, again; Microsoft don’t play that, as they say in the hood.


10 posted on 05/22/2014 8:03:10 AM PDT by paladinan (Rule #1: There is a God. Rule #2: It isn't you.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Of course they are working on it. Probably just a tentative (preview) release date. The date will probably slip. They usually do.


11 posted on 05/22/2014 8:04:00 AM PDT by toast
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To: ShadowAce

as a hacker..good to know


12 posted on 05/22/2014 8:05:26 AM PDT by Paul46360 (..)
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To: SeekAndFind

In before the Microsuck Fanboi’s claim it will revolutionize all computing and drive all other OS out of existence!


13 posted on 05/22/2014 8:05:33 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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14 posted on 05/22/2014 8:05:48 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: SeekAndFind

I forgot who it was here who quipped, “Linux....the ultimate Windows service pack”.

I run Ubuntu on my computer, and it works fine; I’ve never had a problem with it.


15 posted on 05/22/2014 8:06:48 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I pretty much hated Windows 8 at first, but since the 8.1 fixes, I guess I have made peace with it. I don't have any problems with it in Desktop mode, just like I had no problems with Win7. An app I found for my iPad called "RD Client" allows me to run Win8 remotely from the Win8 start screen on the Ipad, which is sort of cool.

Also, with the new IOS Office 365 apps, I am very happy with my mixed ecosystem for now.

16 posted on 05/22/2014 8:10:12 AM PDT by BRK
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To: SeekAndFind

They should have delayed the release of Windows 8 until all these bugs were fixed.


17 posted on 05/22/2014 8:11:57 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: SeekAndFind

I hope it is XP with renewed support. Windows 8 is terrible.


18 posted on 05/22/2014 8:11:59 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: SeekAndFind

I used to be an Apple guy until the Apple CEO got all political, telling his shareholders to sell their Apple holdings if they are climate “deniers”. What a shame! I hope that Microsoft gets its act together and puts together software that works with no bugs, and actually user friendly for a change.


19 posted on 05/22/2014 8:13:04 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: SeekAndFind

Heck, I can’t even keep Windows 8 which came with this PC a year or so ago from having to System Restore every month or so. Keeps me all wee-wee’d up.

So we’re going to get a newer version of an OS that has never operated without being patched, reworked, renamed, and resold with each new iteration as the best thing since the B-707.

And the Chinese already have knowledge of this possible release why? Because their hackers are better than ours? Or because MS is still supporting their copies of XP until 2015 which MS wont do for the rest of us. Is MS by doing so supporting the Chinese military’s evil expansion?

Stay tuned and drink your Ovaltine.


20 posted on 05/22/2014 8:13:15 AM PDT by CARTOUCHE (9999 EOM)
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To: ShadowAce; rdb3; Calvinist_Dark_Lord; JosephW; Only1choice____Freedom; amigatec; Still Thinking
I once received a note from MS asking me to become a "Beta Tester."

I replied, "WTF am I now? Everything MS has is in "Beta."

21 posted on 05/22/2014 8:13:38 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Vote for a gay African Marxist for POTUS? Sure. What could go wrong?)
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To: SeekAndFind

If they’re committed to “one user experience” and “Metro” that means Windows 9 will still have a touchscreen interface on a desktop or laptop computer. That was the fundamental error in Windows 8. The two user experiences are quite different and cannot successfully be forced into one, no matter how pretty it looked to Ballmer in a Powerpoint presentation four years ago.


22 posted on 05/22/2014 8:16:32 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: SeekAndFind

Sounds fake (faikee) to me.


23 posted on 05/22/2014 8:18:09 AM PDT by wildbill (Too)
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To: Kenny Bunk
"WTF am I now? Everything MS has is in "Beta."

I LOL'd reading that.
24 posted on 05/22/2014 8:18:44 AM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

Windows 8 on the desktop mode placed side by side with windows 7 = same


25 posted on 05/22/2014 8:22:46 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: SeekAndFind

The new versions always seem to build on the mistakes of the old.


26 posted on 05/22/2014 8:23:25 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: BRK

Same with me, although I had my Win 7 computer fixed, there are still some things Win 7 does better or Win 8.1 can’t seem to do yet.


27 posted on 05/22/2014 8:23:30 AM PDT by dangerdoc
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To: SeekAndFind

Tech “journalism” has devolved into nothing but click-bait headlines based on meaningless “leaked” info with a faulty premise of “[fixing] A Lot Of Problems With Windows 8”...

[Which never explains what those problems are]

All to draw out the usual clown car of Linux, Apple, and XP users to see who can out-do each other in screaming about how terrible Windows 8 is and how what they use is so brilliant.

It almost makes MSNBC look like real news.


28 posted on 05/22/2014 8:24:34 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Kenny Bunk; chrisser

At least MS treats you more nicely (than the rest of us) if you’re an “official beta tester.”   They do expect you to work for them by finding out where things are broken, but you’d probably do that anyway.

For a tech geek, it could be worth doing at least for one go-around.

The parties to which you can get invitations aren’t half bad (or at least weren’t some years ago).

HF


29 posted on 05/22/2014 8:24:57 AM PDT by holden
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To: molson209

Then I wouldn’t like 7 either.


30 posted on 05/22/2014 8:25:09 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Proud2BeRight

Have you tried classic shell and just use the desktop - works fine for me. There are issues that certainly need some work - like when a program opens from the metro side there is no way to shut it down other than through the task manager!!!


31 posted on 05/22/2014 8:26:57 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: ShadowAce
famree business....


32 posted on 05/22/2014 8:28:28 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SeekAndFind
Windows 9 ... Will Fix A Lot Of Problems With Windows 8 Just can't wait for my "fix."
33 posted on 05/22/2014 8:30:01 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: holden
invitations aren’t half bad (or at least weren’t some years ago).

Have you seen (or worse attempted to communicate with) the latest Geek versions? (Geek 46.7)

I would party with them only after 15 minutes of artillery prep, TOT. In ye olden geek days, all that was needed was soap and water and maybe a toothbrush. Now they need Pine-Sol, Lysol, and a steam pressure washer (for the tattoos).

34 posted on 05/22/2014 8:30:46 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Vote for a gay African Marxist for POTUS? Sure. What could go wrong?)
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To: Cheerio

You could just swipe the screen to close the program.


35 posted on 05/22/2014 8:31:41 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: molson209

Windows 8 on the desktop mode placed side by side with windows 7 = same

They did tweak the kernel in windows 8, some tweaks for the better some for the worse...


36 posted on 05/22/2014 8:32:50 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: oh8eleven

[ Windows 9 ... Will Fix A Lot Of Problems With Windows 8Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows 7.
Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows Vista.
Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows XP.
Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows ME.
Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows 98.
Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows NT.
Which fixed a LOT of problems with Windows 95. Just can’t wait for my “fix.” ]

Microsoft = The Fix is in there....


37 posted on 05/22/2014 8:33:28 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Well they say only upgrade to every other Windows Release.

XP - Yes
Vista - No
7 - Yes
8 - No
9 - ?


38 posted on 05/22/2014 8:35:13 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

They are not getting rid of Metro UI - the color tiles.
Dumbing down on stupid.


39 posted on 05/22/2014 8:39:47 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: dfwgator
Actually, I've has Vista on my older PC and laptop for 7-8 years now and no complaints.
My year old PC has Win7, and again, no complaints.
40 posted on 05/22/2014 8:40:13 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Cheerio

Yes, thanks. I use the classic shell and it helped some. My problem is stuff that worked perfectly on my XP won’t work on Win 8. I have problems staying automatically logged onto some sites I visit frequently, my perfectly good MS Office won’t work, games I would play on XP won’t work, trying to coax that “charms” crap to peak out is a pain, I cannot get my old printer to work right with 8, and virtually anything I try to duplicate from my working XP over to the win 8 takes hours of work, anger, frustration and often failure. I love the new powerful computer.

Life’s too short for dealing with this this crap.


41 posted on 05/22/2014 8:41:14 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: eastexsteve
Windows 8.1 is a free upgrade to Windows 8, and it works great.

Me too. It's working great on two desktops, a netbook, a laptop, a tablet and a phone. I don't understand all the Win8 bashing.

42 posted on 05/22/2014 8:41:31 AM PDT by KevinB ("If it weren't for double standards Democrats would have no standards at all" - Chris Plante)
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To: SeekAndFind

When Windows ‘fixes’ stuff, my unbroken things no longer work.

I see Apples in my future.


43 posted on 05/22/2014 8:42:14 AM PDT by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: SeekAndFind

1. it must just work.
2. it must be robust.
3. it must be reliable.
4. it should not provide hackers with ways into the system.
Can Microsoft do it?


44 posted on 05/22/2014 8:42:22 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: oh8eleven
Actually, I've has Vista on my older PC and laptop for 7-8 years now and no complaints.

"Dad, I wish you could just shut your big YAPPER!"

45 posted on 05/22/2014 8:43:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: I want the USA back

I used to work on an operating system that met the above criteria VERY CLOSELY — OpenVMS (used to be owned by DEC, now HP owns it ).

Unfortunately, it isn’t very popular nowadays.


46 posted on 05/22/2014 8:45:54 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission....”


47 posted on 05/22/2014 8:46:43 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: dfwgator

Just bought a new top of the line Dell at home.. I ordered it with Win7, which I still have on my other ‘puter.. I like it quite a bit... don’t know why that had to change it up to 8...

tablets don’t work for me for music composition and commercials composition...some of us still need desktop ‘puters.


48 posted on 05/22/2014 8:48:24 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Cheerio

And, there are so many annoying things; e.g. having to type a password every time I turn the machine on. Maybe there is even a work around to avoid that but researching and setting that up would be another pain I didn’t need.


49 posted on 05/22/2014 8:49:18 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: SeekAndFind

Annoying because I cannot wait that long. Also, unless they bring back the old format, with a DAMN START MENU!... and CTR ALT DELETE!!!! Seriously, in trying to mimic Apple, they ruined everything with Windows 8


50 posted on 05/22/2014 8:55:23 AM PDT by Viennacon
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