Microsoft To Kill Windows 7 Beta On Feb. 10

by admin January 26, 2009 at 9:02 pm

The software maker plans to end trial availability of its next OS in two weeks.

Computer enthusiasts who want to get their hands on the trial version of Microsoft’s next operating
system have just two more weeks to do so.

The company says it will end availability of Windows 7 Beta on Feb. 10.

There are a couple of loopholes, however. Users who started to download the OS before that date will have until Feb. 12 to complete the process. Also, Microsoft will continue to distribute product keys beyond Feb. 12 to users who have previously downloaded Windows 7 Beta but have yet to obtain a key.

“We are at a point where we have more than enough beta testers and feedback coming in to meet our engineering needs, so we are beginning to plan the end of general availability for Windows 7 Beta,” said Brandon LeBlanc, Microsoft’s in-house Windows blogger, in a post Friday.

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