Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) was publicly available for free download on May 5th, 2009.
Millions of people around the world are waiting to try the most anticipated Windows of all time, Windows 7. Now, its Beta users can get rid of Windows 7 Beta and install windows 7 RC. It will be available until July, 2009. The license will expire on June 1, 2010, therefore giving everyone to try Windows 7 RC for free, for about 10 months starting from May, 2009 now.
Some hightlights on Windows 7 included Improved taskbar and full-screen previews, Jump Lists, Desktop enhancements, Windows Search, Better device management, HomeGroup, and View Available Network (VAN).
To install and use the RC, you’ll need to know how to:
-Troubleshoot problems. You’re pretty much flying solo, so you’ll need to handle your own tech support, and rely on other RC testers for their know-how
-Burn an ISO file to make an installation DVD
-Backup and restore your PC
-Set up a network
-Create and use a system recovery disk
More information, refer to guides on Installing Windows 7 RC.
Windows 7 Release Candidate: FAQ
Download it here when you’re ready.
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