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News Ballmer announces Windows 7 Open Beta

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 8 Jan 2009.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    Who dares to lose their data?
     
  3. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    Do you dare not with chairs flying all over....
     
  4. ch424

    ch424 Design Warrior

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    It's not in the article but other news sites are saying that the release date is tomorrow! Thank goodness for that spare 250GB drive I had...

    Steve Ballmer's voice sounds like something off Team America. :D
     
  5. Jojii

    Jojii hardware freak

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    Where is my full scale Mechwarrior. I'm still waiting.
     
  6. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    I was going to say "Them who dares Wins folk" but it's a bit weak so I won't.
     
  7. Hamish

    Hamish New Member

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    hasnt everyone who cares already downloaded the leaked beta anyway? :p

    also, this is what virtual machines are for ;)
     
  8. pendragon

    pendragon I pickle they

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    was it me, or was that news article very lite on 'open beta' information?
     
  9. ch424

    ch424 Design Warrior

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    Can you run Windows 7 on virtual pc?
     
  10. robyholmes

    robyholmes I'm under your desk...

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    You can run windows 7 on virtual marchine, but i don't think the aero will work. People may prove me wrong on that.

    I think most people will have the beta, but it doesn't have update, the beta coming out tomoz will have update all the way to july 1st (When it runs out)
     
  11. BioSniper

    BioSniper New Member

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    The what's new feed I guess is the same as the one in the current "beta" of the new Live Messenger client.
     
  12. LordPyrinc

    LordPyrinc Legomaniac

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    From the article: "our cloud solution". I'm getting so tired of the latest buzzwords.

    From here on out, we should sunset all buzzwords. I get tired of hearing the same type of BS at work. OMG you dont know what this and that means??? Well you aren't in on the new management fog-talk that blinds the peons. What ever happened to plain f**king english?
     
  13. notatoad

    notatoad pretty fing wonderful

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    who keeps data on a system partition? and who doesn't back up data?
     
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    steveo_mcg New Member

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  15. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    I've tried the earlier beta leak and I'd assume the current one will be the same but no, the Glass effect doesn't work in MS Virtual PC 07.
     
  16. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    Yeah i feel the same way. Also a download link would have been nice.
     
  17. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    I'd say that a shedload of servers have just been brought online as the page responds very quickly now. Must surely be available soon.
     
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  19. UncertainGod

    UncertainGod Well-Known Member

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    Damn me waking up late, the sites dead atm. :(
     
  20. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    It will apparently go up at 12pm PST - thats 8pm here.
     
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