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Windows 7 RC1 made available for download

Discussion in 'News' started by wagnerk, May 1, 2009.

  1. wagnerk
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    Windows 7 RC1 made available for download

    Microsoft made the first release candidate of Windows 7 available for free download on Thursday. In an unprecedented move for the company, the software will run on a user's PC for more than a year.

    Windows 7 RC1 can be downloaded now by MSDN, TechBeta and TechNet subscribers, and the general public will be able to download it on 5 May. There is no limit to how many copies can be downloaded. The software will run until 1 June, 2010, in what a Microsoft marketing manager described to ZDNet UK as a "try before you buy" scenario.

    "There is no cap on the amount of downloads [of Windows 7 RC1]," Laurence Painell said...

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    1. nugget
      I downloaded it yesterday and also installed it too. I've got to say that it's a vast improvement over the beta and also vista. Much faster than before and it also uses a lot less memory and resources.
    2. wagnerk
      Cool, I'm still downloading it :)


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