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Windows 7: Windows 7 Beta Download Links Not Working


05 Feb 2009   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate RC x86
 
 
Windows 7 Beta Download Links Not Working

I used the following link to download Windows 7 Beta x64 last week:
http://download.microsoft.com/downlo...FRE_EN_DVD.iso

I would like to now download Windows 7 Beta x86 using this link:
http://download.microsoft.com/downlo...FRE_EN_DVD.iso

I tried both URLs today (a few minutes, as well as a few hours, ago) and they are not working. I read somewhere that Microsoft would allow users until 10 February to begin downloading the files. Have they decided to restrict access earlier or have they changed the URLs?


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05 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Hi ACaD and welcome to the forum!

Please try this link Download the Windows 7 Beta

You just need a windows live ID and you're all set
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05 Feb 2009   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate RC x86
 
 
Thanks for replying!

Hello NosferatuX. Thanks for the reply.

Is there no direct link? I will not be downloading it myself as data transfer for me is very expensive. I will be e-mailing the link to someone who has unlimited data transfer and he will copy it onto DVD for me.
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05 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7 -x6
 
 

well not really..... you need a "cd key" for the install. providing a hotmail or live account (free to sign up for) will give you a key and the download.
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05 Feb 2009   #5

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Unfortunately, I've tested the links myself, windows live ID credential are really required.

Just have your friend login with any hotmail or msn account at the link provided above, it will be fine.
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06 Feb 2009   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate RC x86
 
 

TheTeZ, The download URLs as well as the Product Keys have been posted on many forums, blogs and other sites on the Internet. My copy of Windows 7 Beta x64 was actually downloaded using the link in the first post. I installed and activated it using one of the several Product Keys posted on this site:
Windows 7: How to Get Your Windows 7 Beta Product Key

I'm still searching for new URLs for direct downloading. Hopefully, I'll be able to find them sometime before the 10th. If I can't, then I guess I'll have no choice but to sign up for a Windows Live ID.

Thanks for the replies.
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06 Feb 2009   #7

Windows 7 Beta x64/Vista Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NosferatuX View Post
Hi ACaD and welcome to the forum!

Please try this link Download the Windows 7 Beta

You just need a windows live ID and you're all set
thanks!gotta try this one..:salute:
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06 Feb 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by b1llabong View Post
thanks!gotta try this one..:salute:

You better hurry, you got like 4 days left.
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