Microsoft is holding a press event today at 10am Pacific where it is expected to show Windows 9 for the first time. It’s expected that Windows 9 will include changes to Windows after Windows 8 “Metro” a received mixed reception. Changes such as the return of the Start Menu, a new virtual desktops feature, and a number of new changes to the traditional desktop area of Windows are all expected.
Microsoft will also reveal the name of the new OS which may be Windows 9 or simply, Windows in a rebranding effort. Or it could be something totally different. Internally the codename for the new Windows version is Windows Threshold or Windows TH for short.
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Edit: Windows 9 will instead be called Windows 10