Microsoft is considering a free update for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to next




Microsoft would consider giving to the next version of Windows, which is now known under the code name Threshold users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 free update, which should come out next spring.

The free update is to ensure that many users quickly switch to the new operating system and thus can dissociate Microsoft Windows 8.x, which according to Microsoft insider Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet a ‘Vista 2.0’ has become. The free update will be limited to users of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1.

Windows Threshold, maybe Windows 9 will be named, put the line to fit the device interface of the operating system: on tablets and smartphones, the ‘Metro-style’ interface forwards, with desktops and laptops show only Microsoft the desktop interface. The information Foley corresponds to a rumor Monday.

Russian analyst and blogger Eldar Murtazin said in a recent podcast from @ evleaks that Microsoft will step the distinctive live tiles in the Metro interface. place in Threshold “Microsoft will say it’s an evolution of tiles and that the widgets are not as in iOS or Android, and that’s partly true. But this decision was taken a few months ago because people tiles and the interface does not like.”

The rumors about Windows Threshold go for some time, but in recent months has become stronger. This may indicate that an announcement of the next version of Windows comes closer.


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