Ina Fried of CNET News confirms that Windows 7, Microsoft’s successor to Windows Vista will be launched on October 22nd 2009.
Microsoft confirmed on Tuesday that it is planning for Windows 7 to hit retail shelves and start showing up on new PCs on October 22.
To reach that milestone, Microsoft plans to wrap up development of the operating system by the middle or end of next month, Senior Vice President Bill Veghte said in an interview.
"The feedback from the release candidate has been good," Veghte said.
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This remind me of Windows XP’s launch which too place on October 25th 2001.