Q. When did Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 release to manufacturing (RTM)?

A. Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 were officially RTM'd on July 22, 2009. They'll be available on MSDN and Technet August 6, 2009, with an October 22 general release.

The Windows Team blog has a video of the RTM signing.

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