Windows 10: Windows 10 guess the RTM release date - $1000 prize

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  1. Posts : 1,634
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       16 Apr 2015 #21

    August 2nd for me. If I win I would like to donate the prize to SBTRescue.
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  2.    16 Apr 2015 #22

    RTM = Release To Manufacturers This is known as the 'Gold' build. GA or General Availability is when it hits the shelves... 10.10.15?
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       16 Apr 2015 #23

    Saltgrass said: View Post
    I will say August 21st.

    Could we have some clarification of exactly what needs to happen on that date, are we looking at an available for download date, date of the announcement of release, announced date of release or what?
    The RTM is a very clear date which will be set by Microsoft. On that day the final version of Windows 10 will be released so that the computer manufacturers can officially pre-install it on computers they will sell.

    There will be no confusion about the date. Just for a reminder, here's the official dates of Windows 8 as told by Wikipedia:

    Windows 8 is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. Development of Windows 8 started before the release of its predecessor, Windows 7, in 2009. It was announced at CES 2011, and followed by the release of three pre-release versions from September 2011 to May 2012. The operating system was released to manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and was released for general availability on October 26, 2012.
    Had this been about Windows 8, the winner would have been the member who guessed August 1, 2012.
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  4.    16 Apr 2015 #24

    Put me down for Aug 11..
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    Windows 10 Build 14267
       16 Apr 2015 #25

    August, 18th

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       16 Apr 2015 #26

    July 29th.
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       16 Apr 2015 #27

    August 14th is my guess.
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       16 Apr 2015 #28

    Date Removed.
    Last edited by NickTh; 16 Apr 2015 at 16:51. Reason: Not eligible for participation, yet.
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       16 Apr 2015 #29

    NickTh said: View Post
    August 15th is my guess
    @Nick, let's hope that date is still free to be picked up Thursday next week when you will become eligible to participate. The below quote is an extract from the rules as set by the owner and the administrator @z3r010 in the first post of this thread:

    z3r010 said: View Post
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    All entrants must have a minimum of 50 posts and have been registered for 30 days at the time of posting their entry, you are limited to one guess only and this cannot be changed.
    ...
    You joined March 24th, Thursday next week is the April 23rd and your 30th day here .
    Kari
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  10.    16 Apr 2015 #30

    I don't have a Pay Pal account. If you can just donate it to a charity of your choice I'll take June 17th.
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