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Interested in Windows 7? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

Interested in Windows 7? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

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The Windows Blog has some great information for those of you just chomping at the bit to install Windows 7. 

On January 9th, the Windows 7 Beta will be available for Windows enthusiasts to download via the Windows 7 page on The Windows 7 Beta is going to be available download-only (we’re not sending out physical media) and available for a limited time to the first 2.5 million people who download the beta.

Couple of important notes:

  • It only supports Windows Vista SP1 to Windows 7 upgrades. Not running Vista?  What are you waiting for?
  • The Windows 7 Beta will be only available in one edition, which is roughly equivalent the Ultimate edition of Windows Vista.
  • Windows 7 Beta will expire on August 1st, 2009

Let’s see if we can bring the internet to it’s knees on the 9th!

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  • Steve Ballmer announced during his CES keynote the immediate availability of the Windows 7 beta to TechNet

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