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    Hey all, on the official MS site, Windows 7 beta is available now.

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/

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    Has anyone from here tried it out yet?

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    I was planning download it last night but the connection was bad.

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    I "obtained" a copy of Windows 7. Microsoft has yet again delayed allowing people to download it because there were so many people that tried to download it on Friday, it crashed their servers.

    To resourceful people who download a copy, you will be restricted to a 30 day trial unless you obtain one of the 5 key codes that they are giving out for it.
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    I'm currently burning the iso to a DVD - this is exciting stuff. As I have slow internet, the download took 28 hours, and it wasn't until the second attempt that it completed successfully. Looks like Microsoft has sorted out its server woes... finally.

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    28 hours?!?!? Ouch, I feel for ya. Just make sure that Northy doesn't blow up when it looks at Win 7 goodness

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    WOW! That is way to long to wait, I couldn't have made it past half way. Lucky for me, I averaged over 1.8 MB per second downloading my copy. Finished in 35 minutes.
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    I've fallen in love with Windows 7. I did not know my hardware was so quick! As soon as there are creative drivers which allow me to use audio on all 4 speakers while playing music, this will be everything Ive dreamed of in an OS. It is so much faster than Vista its unreal!

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