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Windows 8 launch: as it happened

How we reported the Windows 8 launch

Windows 8 launch live

IMicrosoft launched its latest operating system, Windows 8, last week. Here's how we reported it.

If you're a little bit confused about Windows 8 and its launch, then don't panic. We've got it all covered. The first thing you need to understand is that this launch is nothing like an Apple launch, mostly because we all know exactly what is being launched today. In a nutshell, the plan is for an 11:15 EDT Windows 8 launch in New York, followed by a midnight release of Windows 8.

Want to find out more about Windows 8? Well you've come to the right place. We've got tons of stuff for you including a comprehensive Windows 8 review, a Microsoft Surface RT review, and a Best Windows 8 app group test and that's just the tip of the iceberg, head to Windows 8 Advisor to see everything else we've got. Also, don't forget to check out and get involved in PC Advisor's bustling Windows 8 help forum.

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