Microsoft briefly reveals 'Windows TH' as name for upcoming OS

By Scorpus
Sep 28, 2014
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  1. Earlier today, Microsoft accidentally published their website detailing the impending Technical Preview of the next version of Windows, in the process revealing a new name for the OS. That name is 'Windows TH', as seen in the tabbed header alongside previous...

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  2. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 805   +270

    Oops, I accidentally made a whole page about an upcoming version of Windows.
  3. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,294   +662

    TH: The Horror.
  4. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,800   +483

    you say that, but win 9 is actually looking good from what we've seen so far.
  5. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Maniac Posts: 793   +216

    The page and relevant info has probably been ready for a while now but just on test servers, this might have just been accidentally pushed to live. It does actually happen since it is all done by humans and we are not perfect. Or did you really think the pages are made on the fly 5 minutes before going live?
    spectrenad likes this.
  6. Actually TH might be an abbreviation for "Theta" which is the number 9 in the Ancient Greek numbering system.
    USAvenger and Opus like this.
  7. bielius

    bielius TS Booster Posts: 211   +14

    So we'll test...
  8. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,154   +197

    Not sure about threshold as a name. Suggests I should wait for the next version.
  9. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,335   +1,936

    I'm actually looking forward to it, I'm confident it'll be a winner like XP and 7 were and it has to be, M$ can't afford another vote of no confidence. Hopefully this new CEO isn't as big a chump as Ballmer was.
  10. JohnCB

    JohnCB TS Booster Posts: 118   +62

    TH: Try Hard
  11. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,455   +1,758

    I think I would have gone with, "Windows WC". (Who Cares).
  12. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 1,524   +288

    Theta for 'nine' seems 'ok'. Hope it comes with features I will want and not just a remix. Price will matter and any screwy 'rental' schemes will not be well regarded.

    We'll see.
  13. abysal

    abysal TS Booster Posts: 106   +37

    I guess calling it Windows 9 is stupid to the folks at Microsoft?
  14. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,106   +1,376

    Apple Trash Bin meets Windows Trash Holder. The combination promises to keep all your trash together, at long last.
  15. thejoe

    thejoe TS Rookie

    Windows 9 called 'TH' is likely short for 'Threshold'

    Lke Windows8 should have been called Windows FU
  16. Zenodroid

    Zenodroid TS Booster Posts: 131   +27

    If only they would bring back E edition....
  17. Railman

    Railman TS Booster Posts: 708   +101

    Totally Hopeless
  18. Railman

    Railman TS Booster Posts: 708   +101

    So you think they will be flushed with success?
  19. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,455   +1,758

    I think they'll be flushed. As to whether they'll ultimately need a plunger to get rid of it, is anybody's guess..:oops:
  20. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 292   +68

  21. Obvious placeholder is obvious
  22. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,430   +2,822

    The placeholder is the word Windows, while everyone waits for something better.
  23. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 699   +164

    Ah yes Apocalypse Now, hmmm yes very good.
  24. Better OS? Linux trash that has bugs from decades ago? Like Bash? And OpenSSL? There is no real alternative to Windows yet that is mainstream and actually works instead of recompiling packages all day with proper support for 100% of devices that have decent drivers.
  25. Obvious;ly stands for Th Toms Hardware, the greatest Tech review site the world has ever seen.
    Amirite? *nerd*

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