Post updated at 13:50 (GMT+1) on June, 17th 2009 – Now Windows 7 RC1 is public and available to everyone.
As anticipated by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at CES (Las Vegas), Windows 7 first public beta is now available for free download.
Windows Vista users are free to get and install it on their computers as update.
The download is Beta licenses are limited “only” to the first 2,5 million of users.
This version will expire on August, 1st 2009.
… there’s a direct download page where users are allowed to sign in with a Live account and get Windows 7 beta. (update: the page is temporarely unaivable and it seems to be reserved to Microsoft Technet members)
… LifeHacker published the two direct links to download the ISOs – So you can download it while we still wait Microsoft to officially open the Windows 7 beta program, to get the activation key.