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Reported by technology blogger Paul Thurrott on Supersite for Windows, Microsoft is currently working on the next version of the Windows operating system and has a tentative release date of April 2015 for the general public. Using the code name “Threshold” within the company, the next version of Windows is being positioned to recapture the portion of the PC market that’s unhappy with Windows 8. Specifically, Thurrott believes that Microsoft will integrate Metro applications directly on the desktop in addition to bringing back the old start menu utilized within Windows 7 as well as previous versions of Windows.

While it’s likely that Microsoft will call ”Threshold” Windows 9 eventually, that name could change over the next year. Starting after the Build 2014 conference during early April 2014, Microsoft plans to roll out “three milestone releases” to developers over the following twelve months.

Similar to previous beta versions of the Windows operating system, the release candidates could be made available to the public for testing as well. The next version of the Windows operating system is expected to continue to evolve the Metro version of Windows and perhaps provide windowed versions of the applications on both the desktop mode and Metro layout.
Assuming Microsoft does hit the April 2015 release date for Windows 9, it would likely undercut any further development of Windows 8 and shorten the lifespan of that version of the operating system similar to how Microsoft treated Windows Vista.

However, Microsoft is working on an update to Windows 8.1 that’s expected to launch to the public as early as April 2014. Details on what’s specifically included within the release aren’t available at this time, but it’s likely that it will be a combination service pack and feature set update. However, Microsoft will be relying on the Windows Update function to deliver and install the update on Windows 8.1 machines rather than distributing the update through the Windows Store.

Windows 9 'Threshold' could be released as early as April 2015 | Digital Trends

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Windows 9 coming along.

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I had a bit of an office meltdown yesterday, none of my USB devices would be recognized any longer in Windows 7. I spent about 8 hours total doing everything imaginable, and finally decided I needed to reinstall. It had been a few years since I installed Win7.

So, I first went back to Windows 7, naturally. But I kept having problems with SP1, it kept rendering my system unbootable.

Finally (this is around 6am, no sleep, and a few beers) I decided to install Windows 10.

I am now typing this on Windows 10 Technical Preview. I have to say, it's worked flawlessly and is a much improved version over Windows 8.1 which I really don't like much.

I can only comment so far that my AMD FirePro W600 worked with Windows Update drivers (triple screens) and that Java, IB TWS/Gateway, DTN IQFeed, and Sierra Chart all work fine as expected.

Windows 10 uses borderless windows. Below is a screenshot that shows my exact prior layout, but you can now see wallpaper in between the Windows. That is where the borders used to be...

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Finally (this is around 6am, no sleep, and a few beers) I decided to install Windows 10.

Haha...some of my best decisions have been made following this same process.

I have Win10 on a laptop and really like it so far, seems pretty stable for what I am using it for.

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@josh, just wanted to mention that the reinstall of Windows (both 7 and 10) seems to have fixed the wrong H/L markers on the DOM with Sierra and IB after a disconnect. I don't know if it was a new build of Sierra, a new version of IB Gateway, Java, whatever... but I installed latest of everything, and it now works fine. I know you mentioned you had this problem too (I think).

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It should be noted that Windows 10 Technical Preview is a free download, but it is currently set to expire in April 2015. Meaning you'll need to do a re-install to a newer build at that time, or maybe there will be a rearm process to buy you some extra time.

Windows 10 (release) is a free upgrade for anyone that owns Windows 7 or Windows 8.

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i run win 10 in a VM and its pretty solid. is def what win 8 needed.

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Also happy to learn DisplayFusion supports Windows 10. I've loved DisplayFusion for 8 years or so now.

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