That's according to a blog post by Russian hacker group WZOR, which reckons that those who have already purchased Windows 8.2 (or Windows 8.1 Update 2) could be in for a treat, but the decision hasn't yet been finalised at Microsoft HQ.
There's also talk of being able to disable Metro (or Modern UI) 2.0 on Windows 9 Enterprise version, a move that may well have been prompted by business users.
Microsoft is rumoured to be currently holding a big internal event during which major decisions will be taken regarding the future of Windows.
The last titbit that WZOR mentioned in its post is the fact that Microsoft is cracking down on leaks with the Chinese office being targeted. Microsoft employees wishing to test future versions of Windows will apparently get one crafted for each individual.
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