Windows 7 Public Beta Download

Discussion in 'Windows Applications' started by Gigabot, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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    In CES Steve Ballmer confirmed that Windows 7 Public Beta will be released on Friday January 9. According to Neowin it's also fully confirmed that this release will be the same as the leaked Build 7000 that many OSNN members here have downloaded.

    I'm glad that Microsoft isn't only making this public beta available to MSDN subscribers! :)

    Download Windows 7 Public Beta
    (On Friday this link on Microsoft's website will have the Windows 7 Download)

    Source: Neowin
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2009
  2. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    that's a great heads up, thanx for posting
     
  3. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I thought Steve Jobs was Apple CEO.
     
  4. tdinc

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    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Perhaps it would be better to actually quote the article and get the name correct:

    Source: Neowin

    Please read the News Submissions Guidelines thread for some general help on the format of submitting news :)
     
  6. Bman

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    Awesome can't wait.
     
  7. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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    Oops! I meant Steve Ballmer.

    Yes I didn't notice these guidelines before thanks for posting it here.
     
  8. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    I need to go buy some blank DVD's then :D
     
  9. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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  10. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Do we know what time exactly it's being released? ;)
     
  11. Perris Calderon

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  12. Johnny

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    From what I heard. The beta that is being released is the exact same thing as the msdn, so I already have it :)
     
  13. Electronic Punk

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    Make sure you also get the hotfix they released with it too.
     
  14. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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    I wonder how Microsoft will limit this to the first 2.5 million people. I think they'll issue a certain amount of keys. I'll try to get one for my HP HDX (which hopefully arrives tomorrow also)!

    Edit: Microsoft will be requiring registration before they give you a product key.
    http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/01/how-to-get-your.html
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2009
  15. Johnny

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    The beta keys will probably only be valid for a couple of moths .. At least I hope there aren't.
     
  16. Lawman82

    Lawman82 I see bad people

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    Well for unlucky people who go to work at O-dark thirdy, and get off some where before to damm late, please post alot of screen shot and threads so we can hear about it.
     
  17. Bman

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    Where on the main Windows 7 page do I register?
     
  18. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Decision now is which bits to download and get a key for.
    Think I will get 64.
     
  19. failurbydesign

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    64 all the way
     
  20. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I am downloading it at work right now!