Windows 9 teaser

Need a clearer indication that Windows 9 is set to launch soon? In a post on micro-blogging service Weibo, Microsoft China asked, "Microsoft's latest OS Windows 9 is coming soon, do you think the start menu at the left bottom will make a come back?" The post was accompanied by a Windows 9 logo, which was quickly removed, but not before Cnbeta managed to spot it.

While the post did not provide a clear launch date, Microsoft is said to be considering announcing Windows 9 at a press event on September 30th. The date for the event may change, but a preview version of the operating system is slated to be distributed to developers and enterprise users in late September or early October. As for new features in Windows 9, Microsoft has already stated that it will be bringing back a version of the Start menu button for the desktop UI, and recent rumors suggest a host of new changes to the Modern UI.

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Source: Weibo; Via: The Verge