The updated test version is now available to members of Microsoft's MSDN and TechNet developer programs.
The new version of Windows Home Server has officially been released, with the product due to reach TechNet and MSDN subscribers in early April and start showing up on computers in May.
Users of standard version of Visual Studio 2008 or 2005 can upgrade to the new version for $299 for a limited time. Also, Visual Studio 2010 Professional will come with a 1-year trial version of MSDN.
MSDN, TechBeta, and TechNet subscribers can get their hands on the software now, while the general public will get to test-drive the new OS starting Friday.
Mark your calendars. Early April promises Windows updates as well as the end of support for Windows XP.
A test version of the forthcoming update to Windows XP is expanded to include MSDN and TechNet subscribers. The service pack is largely a collection of previously issued bug fixes and security updates.
On Tuesday, Microsoft will make Windows 8.1 Update available. To continue to get patches, 8.1 users need to move to it soon.
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Microsoft announced today that its next Windows milestone has been released to manufacturing (RTM), hitting its previously announced "first week of August" schedule.
Redmond reverses course (again) and makes the "gold" Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 bits available to developers and volume licensees ahead of the October 18 general-availability date.