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    Did anybody try the Windows 7 Beta?





    I just had to ask to see if it is worth a download.
    I have heard that it si somewhat a "Re-Vista", a modified Vista.

    For those who want to download it

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    The Site did have some problems earlier.. But, it has been reported that it is up and running smoothly from the 10th. Actually, I tried today and I think its working good.

    Due to an enormous surge in demand, the download experience was not ideal so we listened and took the necessary steps to ensure a good experience. We have clearly heard that many of you want to check out the Windows 7 Beta and, as a result, we have decided remove the initial 2.5 million limit on the public beta for the next two weeks (thru January 24th). During that time you will have access to the beta even if the download number exceeds the 2.5 million unit limit.
    That was another happy news, because most would like to try it.


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    Microsoft want lab rats to experiment new product. :scared:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer View Post
    Microsoft needs lab rats to experiment new producr. :scared:
    Are you downloading it now?

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    I hope windows 7 is more like xp & less like vista, but havent downloaded yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaganathsamal View Post
    I hope windows 7 is more like xp & less like vista, but havent downloaded yet.
    As I told, many call it a "Re-Vista". They say that Microsoft have compensated for many faults in Vista.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhaneshv View Post
    Are you downloading it now?
    I decided not to download.

    1. It's only useful for 6 months
    2. May have lots of bugs and problem
    3. Takes more than 5 hours to complete downloading
    4. Computer is faulty

    I would have tried if I had a spare laptop.
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    I've installed it but yet to check it out , coz i've update it fully b4 using...

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    i think i will wait for the final version.....i really dont wanna kill my times with bugssss
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    I will use Windows Xp till I die....No Vista...No Windows 7...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Logik View Post
    i think i will wait for the final version.....i really dont wanna kill my times with bugssss
    then perhaphs farce will like 7 a lot...

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    @newp

    Don't forget to give your review or opinion about it here, after you have tried it out....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhaneshv View Post
    @newp

    Don't forget to give your review or opinion about it here, after you have tried it out....
    Sure I want to check it fully..

    right now i got links of some 15 themes given by M$.. will tell tmo out after checking it out..

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    i've been using windows 7 for about a month now, since build 6956 was leaked. And i dont think i would ever turn back to vista now. The beta build 7000 is very stable. No problems for me yet. This os is a lot lighter than vista. works fater, boots faster. It beats windows XP and Vista in every scenario, be it performance or stability or looks. earlier i was dual booting vista and 7. but now i use only windows 7 beta, it is a reliable operating system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kanwar View Post
    i've been using windows 7 for about a month now, since build 6956 was leaked. And i dont think i would ever turn back to vista now. The beta build 7000 is very stable. No problems for me yet. This os is a lot lighter than vista. works fater, boots faster. It beats windows XP and Vista in every scenario, be it performance or stability or looks. earlier i was dual booting vista and 7. but now i use only windows 7 beta, it is a reliable operating system.
    Hmmm.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by kanwar View Post
    i've been using windows 7 for about a month now, since build 6956 was leaked. And i dont think i would ever turn back to vista now. The beta build 7000 is very stable. No problems for me yet. This os is a lot lighter than vista. works fater, boots faster. It beats windows XP and Vista in every scenario, be it performance or stability or looks. earlier i was dual booting vista and 7. but now i use only windows 7 beta, it is a reliable operating system.
    ya i am also using "Windows 7 beta build 7000" for 5 days............it is a very good os ..........good performance..............speed booting,,,,,..........i installed all the softwares including MS office 2003...........all are working very good..................

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    did anyone try out the new games in it ??

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    I haven't but my guess is that if they play well with vista, should work out well here too...

    Til now i oly installed kaspersky and i'm not able to turn off its proactive defence or whatever crap. its givng me a headache, plus since Kasp 8 TP's installaton 7 has started sending error reports continously...

    Gonna try AVG instead...:yawn:

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    What u guys will de after July 09, have u got the crack for win 7 beta.....?

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    worry about it at that time... and for what do u need a crack for the beta when u get legit keys from M$

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    those keys n ur win 7 beta will not work after Aug 1 09. hope so i may be wrong too.

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    Yea it is so... I really hope they bring out the OS by then...

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    nope u r not wrong. i had thought about testing win 7 beta but when i heard that those scrooges rnt even gonna give some discount to the testers, i stepped back. will use it when its on stalls and will use it on my terms only

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evander Leopold View Post
    nope u r not wrong. i had thought about testing win 7 beta but when i heard that those scrooges rnt even gonna give some discount to the testers, i stepped back. will use it when its on stalls and will use it on my terms only
    Oh i get it alright.

    And yea last time they were atleast courteous enough to give legit keys to testers

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    legit lifetime license maybe too much considering the fact that there will be several millions of people testing win7. but at least they could have given some decent discount on MS OS products.

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    thats typical of M$$$$$$

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    Smile 30 day only to my windows 7 7000....

    how to get 6 months of validity...........? what is the product key.......?

    guys ......tell me please..........

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    Windows 7 Product Key instructions

    1. Go to download page
    2. Select a version to download (eg:64 bit English)
    3. Enter your MSN/Live/Homail ID and Login*
    4. Write down the Product key and that's all

    *If you don't have or want Live account

    1. Go to this page: Registration
    2. Enter your existing email address (eg:xxxxxxxx@gmail.com)
    3. Go to your email inbox & click the link to complete registration
    4. You can also use the email ID to login to any Windows Live services

    This is where Product Key is displayed

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    thank you for your help to get product key for windows7 ....what will be the validity of this key....? how to get life time key.........?

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    There is no way to get lifetime validity. You cannot update to future release either. The Operating System will stop working after 6 months.

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    if u manage to get the crack file then u can run the OS beyond 6 months.

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    Smile ok

    ok thank you for your help

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    Apparently its faster than XP and Vista, anyone tried it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rajit49 View Post
    how to get 6 months of validity...........? what is the product key.......?

    guys ......tell me please..........
    here are the product keys :

    Well, actually not quite. The number of product keys the company will offer for Windows 7 Beta downloads is limited. For the 32-bit version they are: 6JKV2-QPB8H-RQ893-FW7TM-PBJ73; TQ32R-WFBDM-GFHD2-QGVMH-3P9GC; GG4MQ-MGK72-HVXFW-KHCRF-KW6KY; 4HJRK-X6Q28-HWRFY-WDYHJ-K8HDH; and QXV7B-K78W2-QGPR6-9FWH9-KGMM7, while for the 64-bit version they are: 7XRCQ-RPY28-YY9P8-R6HD8-84GH3; RFFTV-J6K7W-MHBQJ-XYMMJ-Q8DCH; 482XP-6J9WR-4JXT3-VBPP6-FQF4M; JYDV8-H8VXG-74RPT-6BJPB-X42V4; and D9RHV-JG8XC-C77H2-3YF6D-RYRJ9.
    Source : Softpedia

    Note : Even If u did register wid M$ u will get the same key as above no matter how many times u try, so this's not illegal

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    using Windows 7 from past month, from M3 built. it is stable and fast.

    everything just works!

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    Hmm I love the data on my PC far too much to be a guinea pig for M$ I would advice you folks to try this on a backup machine and not on your main PC as Vista has fucked up my HDD before because of constant thrashing...

    Anyways what are the recommended specs for running the beta?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dnash View Post
    Hmm I love the data on my PC far too much to be a guinea pig for M$ I would advice you folks to try this on a backup machine and not on your main PC as Vista has fucked up my HDD before because of constant thrashing...

    Anyways what are the recommended specs for running the beta?
    Requirements are same as Vista, as windows 7 is running on top of vista
    DIdn't you realease notes?

    Download details: Release Documents for this Beta Release of Windows 7


    its a must read!

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    I agree with you dnash.

    Windows 7 beta Minumum Recommended specs
    • 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
    • 1 GB of system memory
    • 16 GB of available disk space
    • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with 128 MB memory (to enable the Aero theme)
    • DVD-R/W Drive
    • Internet access (to download the Beta and get updates)

    And most importantly

    • A disposable computer

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    or simply a virtual PC software

    ppl who Beta tested this thing [7] ,pls give ur feedbacks
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    I had been waiting for this win7 ever since they released dx10 and vista. I had never liked vista but i think that i m goin to be in love with this new one. One think I gotta know though, is the thick idiotic taskbar in win7 alterable ? I mean are there any options to change it ? (specially thickness)

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    UT3 works great in Win7. Its runs almost twice as good as in Win 7 as compared to vista(measured FPS).
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    Quote Originally Posted by thats_me View Post
    UT3 works great in Win7. Its runs almost twice as good as in Win 7 as compared to vista(measured FPS).
    Excuse me. Please forgive me if I'm being stupid.
    What is this UT3?

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    unreal tournament 3.
    i think the new standards should be crysis or farcry 2..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ag_prasun View Post
    unreal tournament 3.
    i think the new standards should be crysis or farcry 2..
    Haven't played this UT3?
    What genre is it?
    Is it a good game?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhaneshv View Post
    Haven't played this UT3?
    What genre is it?
    Is it a good game?
    UT3.... need to post a review here.

    its a first Person shooter .(UT3=Unreal Tournament 3)
    Dont tell me you havent heard of it. If you havent heard of UT you dont play games at all.
    Its well known for human like AI bots and environments thats beyond all imagination.
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    its like quake.i hopeu have played quake.
    gud game.but gets repititive after sometime.personally i didnt like it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ag_prasun View Post
    unreal tournament 3.
    i think the new standards should be crysis or farcry 2..
    Crysis can be a standard. Its probably My 3rd favorite game...

    but not FC2 please.

    Quote Originally Posted by ag_prasun View Post
    its like quake.i hopeu have played quake.
    gud game.but gets repititive after sometime.personally i didnt like it!
    its about MULTIPLAYER ACTION NOT STORY ....


    please keep this WINDOWS 7 THREAD
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    Quote Originally Posted by thats_me View Post
    UT3.... need to post a review here.

    its a first Person shooter .(UT3=Unreal Tournament 3)
    Dont tell me you havent heard of it. If you havent heard of UT you dont play games at all.
    I have heard of it. But, haven't played it yet.
    I didn't go deep to look into it.
    Actually, I don't try to get games. I just play the ones that I get. The only one I 'wanted' to get was POP.

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    crysis is my all time fav.
    farcry 2 has so many haters.but i just love the game so much i have completed it twice.the game really grew on me.my longets session playing farcry2 was 27 hrs!!! wud u believe that!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhaneshv View Post
    I have heard of it. But, haven't played it yet.
    I didn't go deep to look into it.
    Actually, I don't try to get games. I just play the ones that I get. The only one I 'wanted' to get was POP.
    Ut3 is free for anyone to play and hence popular for online multiplayer gaming.

    But don't expect some suberb VFX, its OpenGL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary4gar View Post
    Ut3 is free for anyone to play and hence popular for online multiplayer gaming.

    But don't expect some suberb VFX, its OpenGL
    LOL.... :lol: its DirectX based and it has got superb visuals... most games are based on Unreal Engine these days.... Mirror's Edge, End War, GOW etc.

    I think you meant OpenAL which is optional for Creative SoundBlaster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thats_me View Post
    LOL.... :lol: its DirectX based and it has got superb visuals... most games are based on Unreal Engine these days.... Mirror's Edge, End War, GOW etc.

    I think you meant OpenAL which is optional for Creative SoundBlaster.
    Sorry, my bad missed the "3" there.

    i was talking about Unreal_Tournament

    you are right UT3 is Directx based and is available for Windows platform only.

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    This is a Windows 7 Beta discussion thread. Let's try to keep it like that and keep other discussions out.

    Anyway, after hearing so many good reviews about Windows 7 Beta, I have just started to download it.

    I think it will take about five and a half hours to download. So, maybe I will complete it tomorrow.

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    Ofcourse u should try Win 7. It is really a tempting package, which will be a stiff competitor for Linux distributions. Microsoft has finally come up with something really innovative, with less clutter. I am on a 768MB RAM pc, and even rocks on such low end configs..

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    Default Games support on windows 7 ?

    Can anyone please tell me the performance of Windows 7 Beta in games aspect, i heard a lot about it that it is faster etc as compared to xp and vista , we all know Vista's performance is not upto mark in gaming , i tried NFS undercover on Vista , the game faced lots and lots of problems , but on Xp it is running fine, in windows 7 Beta the game is showing avg performance , not upto XP's performance, i want o know performance of other games like Crysis etc !! Do reply ! My comp config is Intel PIV 2.66 Ghz (overclocked to 2.8 Ghz) , 512 MB Nvidia 7300 GT, 1 GB ram !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raja.arora882009 View Post
    Can anyone please tell me the performance of Windows 7 Beta in games aspect, i heard a lot about it that it is faster etc as compared to xp and vista , we all know Vista's performance is not upto mark in gaming , i tried NFS undercover on Vista , the game faced lots and lots of problems , but on Xp it is running fine, in windows 7 Beta the game is showing avg performance , not upto XP's performance, i want o know performance of other games like Crysis etc !! Do reply ! My comp config is Intel PIV 2.66 Ghz (overclocked to 2.8 Ghz) , 512 MB Nvidia 7300 GT, 1 GB ram !!
    Windows 7 is still in beta stage. There will be lots of bugs still undiscovered in the OS. Hence the graphics performance will also be moderate. Such comparisons can be established for sure once the OS is made RTM and released to the public.

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    raja are u satisfied now??
    i dont think you are..
    dont give up.you will get many more replies soon enough...
    you can then choose the best one out of them that satisfies you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raja.arora882009 View Post
    Can anyone please tell me the performance of Windows 7 Beta in games aspect, i heard a lot about it that it is faster etc as compared to xp and vista , we all know Vista's performance is not upto mark in gaming , i tried NFS undercover on Vista , the game faced lots and lots of problems , but on Xp it is running fine, in windows 7 Beta the game is showing avg performance , not upto XP's performance, i want o know performance of other games like Crysis etc !! Do reply ! My comp config is Intel PIV 2.66 Ghz (overclocked to 2.8 Ghz) , 512 MB Nvidia 7300 GT, 1 GB ram !!
    We still haven't had any such comparisons of the performance of games in XP and Windows 7 Beta yet here.

    Quote Originally Posted by thats_me View Post
    UT3 works great in Win7. Its runs almost twice as good as in Win 7 as compared to vista(measured FPS).
    But, it is now quite clear that it is somewhat better than Vista (atleast for now).

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    Quote Originally Posted by cool_techie_tvm View Post
    Windows 7 is still in beta stage. There will be lots of bugs still undiscovered in the OS. Hence the graphics performance will also be moderate. Such comparisons can be established for sure once the OS is made RTM and released to the public.
    I've tried UT3 and Crysis on Win7. They both runs as good as they run in XP. But its in beta stage so we'll have to wait and see how the final products turns out to be.
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    Has anybody tried the checked and debugging versions?
    They will be much slower than the other free release...(I think so)...

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