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Windows 7: Are builds beyond 7100 free to the public??

12 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 HP x64
 
 
Are builds beyond 7100 free to the public??

Hi All,

I'm running 7 build 7100 as found on the public (read: free) MS download site. Lovin' it of course! But i know there are much newer (better?) builds out there, yet 7100 is still on the MS site. How can i get the current build as a free public test, or is that even possible?

Thanks!

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12 Jun 2009   #2

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

It's only free if you pirate it

build 7100 is pretty solid though. I'm still running it on my laptop.
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12 Jun 2009   #3
Legacy Code

 

Only 7100 RC was released to the public for testing , the rest are internal builds for Microsoft and have been "leaked" onto the Internet and then downloaded mostly via bit torrent ( rapidshare links are fairly common as well ). What build was you interested in , i may be able to point you in the right direction
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12 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 HP x64
 
 

AH! Thanks, that answers the question.. i figured as much.

legacy, i don't know of a particular of build #, i was curious more than anything if there were more official releases...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7 x64 Pro
 
 

I dont think there are any more official releases yet since the RC got released. I doubt there will be any more either...
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12 Jun 2009   #6

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Yeah, beta and RC was it. Next official release will be in stores.
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12 Jun 2009   #7
Legacy Code

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sup3rsprt View Post
Yeah, beta and RC was it. Next official release will be in stores.
Thats for sure , roll on RTM
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 7 build 7100
 
 

According to Microsoft, retail release will be shipped in October 09.
But.............. must wait and see.
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12 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 SP1 x64 build 7601.21701
 
 

EVERY "beta" build is "free" to for public to test it according to EULA, however sharing it might be a problem legal wise, im sure noone will stalk you because of using it tho.
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12 Jun 2009   #10

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

+1 SoLoR,

I was going to say the same about each and every beta. What's not legal though is the removal of watermarks or cracking beta's to out-last their designated time frame.
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