Windows 7: Now a late 2009 deliverable (again)


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It sounds like Microsoft is aiming to get Windows 7 out earlier than it promised — at least if you believe the company’s CEO.

During his fireside chat with Chairman Bill Gates at the D6 conference on May 27, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acknowledged that Microsoft was aiming to deliver Windows 7 in late 2009.

For those of you who’ve attempted to follow Microsoft’s conflicting ship-date commitments for its next version of the Windows client, that is a month or two earlier than Microsoft execs said just yesterday morning (via a Q&A with Microsoft’s Windows Engineering Chief Steven Sinofsky)

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