RTM = Retail?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Jared, Nov 15, 2006.

  1. Jared

    Jared Guest

    Yes / No <-- please circle
    Jared, Nov 15, 2006
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    Richard Hay Guest

    Yes it is.
    Richard Hay, Nov 15, 2006
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  3. No, not at all
    RTM = Release To Manufacturing (Manufacturer)
    That applies to all versions, Retail, OEM, Volume License etc.

    RTM means exactly what it sounds like, the product is finished and is now
    ready to press to CDs and otherwise distribute.

    Retail is simply one of the many types of Windows licenses.
    Retail is one of the many ways Vista will be distributed.
    Jupiter Jones [MVP], Nov 15, 2006
  4. Yes, it means it will soon be available in retail stores:
    Windows Vista RTM will be released in two phases: Businesses November 13th,
    MSDN November 17th.

    Consumer (retail), OEM - January 30th.
    Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin], Nov 15, 2006
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    Gary Mount Guest

    That reminds me of the question... Yes or no, have you stopped beating your
    Gary Mount, Nov 15, 2006
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    Jeff Guest


    Jeff, Nov 15, 2006
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