Microsoft is just about to unveil their next major operating system, and with improvements to Windows Update being one of the main factors with this release, it does raise the question as to whether or not Microsoft is planning to change the way Windows is updated. Well, according to a new job listing from Microsoft, the company is “creating a new system that will fundamentally change the way Windows is shipping to put the ecosystem at the center of Windows.”
According to the job listing, Microsoft is looking for ways to update Windows across all machines in a timely manner. The job listing says:
“The world of software evolves at a faster and faster pace. Online services are shipping every week, why not client software? What would it take to modify the windows start menu on every Windows user machine in less than a week?”
This statement could point towards the rumored ‘Windows 365’ subscription based Windows (maybe it’s not just a school project after all), in which the software is updated constantly and seamlessly like Office 365. Not only that, but the job listing references the new Start Menu, something Microsoft has been very quiet on since it unveiled its existence at BUILD.
Whatever Microsoft is planning behind the scenes, can we expect to see it in the upcoming Windows 9 release? We don’t know, we’ll have to wait and see.Further reading: Microsoft, Windows