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Windows 7 Beta Public Release Gets Delayed Due to Heavy Traffic

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  1. alexp999

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    Just under an hour after the public release of the Windows 7 beta was expected to launch, there has been an update on the Windows 7 Blog, as to why the beta has not been made available yet:

    So far as we know, the beta was scheduled to be released to the public at 12pm PST (Pacific Standard Time) on the official Windows 7 website. For now though, we wait.

    Source: The Windows Blog
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    Dam traffic, that's why I'm getting like 20kb/s when I'm supposed to get 1.5MB/s
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    Either their Win-servers weren't up to the task, or this is just typical poor Microsoft planning. :shadedshu
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    I'd go with the second one :rolleyes:
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    damn maybe i should wake up, so i can read better :D

    sorry
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    they should have used a TORRENT !

    Grow up MS, move along with the times !
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    Download speeds seem to be fine. Seem to be a few probs with drop outs. But when I was trying to sign up earlier, it seemed to be the server which handles the license keys that was having the problem.
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    HOW come I can't download it I am on the webpage but, I don't see the link for it???




    :roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
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    It is corrupted. I had the same error as twenty other poople that posted they had the error under the post in the comments?? Thank you for trying maybe.
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    Well i'm gonna try anyway.
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    Well that is fine but, don't come back here saying it works knowing it doesn't just to be a butthead. :p
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    They'd probably think using a torrent would make them pirates.
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    Just an update from Microsoft:

    Looks like it wont be up today, as they have removed, "come back on 9th Jan".
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    I'm waiting...
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    Duh, exactly. What I was gonna say there Wolf, but you got there first. :)

    I'm sick of hearing that "the server was down due to excessive demand". With torrents, the download performance simply gets better the more demand there is. GET WITH IT.
    1c3d0g says thanks.
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    w2k = best OS ever.
    Sorry, just had to say that.

    But i guess alot of people will enjoy windows 7, but one question, what happens to Vista?
    Or am i missing something here?
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    2k and XP is one of the best OS's i have been using, i really don't like Vista even i am using it daily at the place i am working with computers.

    i fall in love with Win 7 the first time i tried it out, i just have a little problem sometimes then i was trying to delete files, it was 'cause i have disabled UAC and "Run As Administrator" but then i just opened up secpol.msc and now i got access to delete the file/files.

    but hey what can you expect from a Pre-Beta and Beta Versions of a Operation System? :)
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    Hey, I did all the steps and I get the error over and over.
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    just refresh the page over and over and over again i think i did it about 10-50 times until the 64-bit screen showed my key.

    some says it's easier to get the 64-bit key then 32-bit key, but i don't know i also heard that u can use 32bit key on Win7 64bit Beta but i havn't heard confirme about that yet and the same goes for 64-bit key should work on 32bit aswell.
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    Ok, I think my F5 key is going to be broken before tonight is over.

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