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Was anyone able to download Windows 7 Beta 1 ISO?

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a b $ Windows 7
January 9, 2009 3:47:53 PM

Read up on the beta release today on Wired, but the download link there seems to be down. Are that many people really interested in Windows 7? :o 

Any torrents of this up? :D 
January 9, 2009 4:41:51 PM

Yep, torrents work but many are corrupted. You can take all day to download then it won't work. I got the x64 version from PirateBay and it worked fine.

Been playin with it and honesty, I don;t see what all the excitement is about. Feels and look pretty much just like Vista. Also, wont supprt my Laserjet 3200 printer which is pissin me off.
a b $ Windows 7
January 9, 2009 4:43:56 PM

Pah, you'd think MS would've started extending generic support for peripherals, even if this is just a beta. Thanks!
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a b $ Windows 7
January 9, 2009 4:53:37 PM

I kept checking, but never saw it. I guess I'll just wait for the real one.
January 9, 2009 11:14:51 PM

i was able to download both x86 and x64 versions from technet site today..
a b $ Windows 7
January 10, 2009 8:18:27 AM

Thanks for the links guys! Here's to hoping I fall within 2.5 mil :D 
January 10, 2009 8:29:42 AM

The 2.5 million isn't right, somebody messed up. There was never a limit to the number of downloads. Although keys, perhaps.
January 10, 2009 9:26:43 AM

I was able to get the download but could not get the liscense. SOP for Microsoft
a b $ Windows 7
January 10, 2009 4:56:17 PM

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I was able to get the download but could not get the liscense. SOP for Microsoft


What happened? Did Microsoft clearly say that they were no longer giving out licenses? :-o
January 12, 2009 3:47:43 PM

I was able to both get the software and the key on 1/9/09. I tried getting the key on the 8th but it failed.
a b $ Windows 7
January 13, 2009 8:17:23 AM

Maybe less people are trying to register now. Let's hope that 2.5 M threshold hasn't been reached!
a b $ Windows 7
January 13, 2009 1:57:51 PM

Downloaded the x64 version and got my key with no issues.
January 13, 2009 2:31:05 PM

2.5 mil cap was discarded there is no cap for about 2 weeks. It is over 2GB download, don't attempt it on dialup it will never work.
a b $ Windows 7
January 13, 2009 3:07:44 PM

Thanks for heads-up pip_seeker. Am downloading it right now. Good thing I can leave PC on while I'm at work! 20% left...
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