Your browser does not seem to support CSS. If images appear below, please disregard them.
It appears that you're running an Ad-Blocker. This site is monetized by Advertising and by User Donations; we ask that if you find this site helpful that you whitelist us in your Ad-Blocker, or make a Donation to help aid in operating costs.
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#47511 - 01/10/09 01:28 PM Windows 7 Beta  
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Gremelin Offline
Community Owner
Gremelin  Offline

Community Owner

Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Likes: 3
Portland, OR; USA
The Windows 7.0 Beta came out today (here), however very many users found the error when the servers where whorded with users...

Quote:
Thanks for your interest in the Windows 7 Beta. The volume has been phenomenal -- we’re in the process of adding more servers to handle the demand. We’re sorry for the delay and we’ll re-post the Beta as soon as we can ensure a quality download experience.


If you'll see the error when you access the beta download, you can directly download at:
Microsoft Windows 7 Beta - 32Bit
Microsoft Windows 7 Beta - 64Bit

They are pretty big files (3.2gb), so it'll take a while!

You'll instantly note that these files are from the official M$ Download Center, and I believe the "trial" install is for 30 days; you can extend this to 120 days by following the instructions here.


Donate to UGN Security here.
UGN Security, Back of the Web, and VNC Web Services Owner
Sponsored Links
#47536 - 01/14/09 01:40 PM Re: Windows 7 Beta [Re: Gremelin]  
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Gremelin Offline
Community Owner
Gremelin  Offline

Community Owner

Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Likes: 3
Portland, OR; USA
There is a list of hints and tips for Windows 7 here

I'm wondering how many of the vista users are going to have to shell out an arm and a friggen leg for W7 for what vista should have been stable at...


Donate to UGN Security here.
UGN Security, Back of the Web, and VNC Web Services Owner
#47537 - 01/14/09 07:20 PM Re: Windows 7 Beta [Re: Gremelin]  
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 553
Digital Geek Offline
UGN Super Poster
Digital Geek  Offline
UGN Super Poster

Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 553
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Can't wait to get my hands on it. I heard it's freaking awesome. Like pure awesomeness !

#47675 - 01/31/09 12:47 AM Re: Windows 7 Beta [Re: Digital Geek]  
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 553
Digital Geek Offline
UGN Super Poster
Digital Geek  Offline
UGN Super Poster

Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 553
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Well now that I got it and installed it, I must say it moves a lot quicker then Vista in my opinion, but it's still buggy as hell, after all it's still beta.

Most annoying thing so far is that it reboots every 3-4 hours without any reason. I tried viewing the logs but I can't find any reason, apart from the "unexpected error".

Hopefully they'll improve it

#47687 - 02/03/09 12:15 AM Re: Windows 7 Beta [Re: Digital Geek]  
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Gremelin Offline
Community Owner
Gremelin  Offline

Community Owner

Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Likes: 3
Portland, OR; USA
What I'm going to hate is that I'll have to still shell out the $ to upgrade yet another version of windows (from Vista) in such a short period of time... On two machines (laptop and desktop)


Donate to UGN Security here.
UGN Security, Back of the Web, and VNC Web Services Owner
Sponsored Links
#47700 - 02/04/09 07:54 PM Re: Windows 7 Beta [Re: Gremelin]  
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 553
Digital Geek Offline
UGN Super Poster
Digital Geek  Offline
UGN Super Poster

Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 553
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
I don't know about you, but I stopped paying for software a long time ago ...

*DigitalGeek flexes his l33t pirate skillz

#47701 - 02/04/09 08:56 PM Re: Windows 7 Beta [Re: Digital Geek]  
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Gremelin Offline
Community Owner
Gremelin  Offline

Community Owner

Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 7,195
Likes: 3
Portland, OR; USA
<snicker>..

I legitly own 2 vista licenses (Home Premium and Business), 5 XP Licenses (all home for some reason), W2k, and 3 W98 (2 SE)


Donate to UGN Security here.
UGN Security, Back of the Web, and VNC Web Services Owner

Member Spotlight
Gremelin
Gremelin
Portland, OR; USA
Posts: 7,195
Joined: February 2002
Show All Member Profiles 
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics46,816
Posts81,986
Average Daily Posts11
Members2,159
Most Online1,567
Apr 25th, 2010
Latest Postings
Top Posters(All Time)
UGN Security 39,980
Gremelin 7,195
§intå× 3,255
SilentRage 1,273
Ice 1,146
pergesu 1,136
Infinite 1,041
jonconley 955
Girlie 908
unreal 860
Top Liked Users (All Time)
§intå× Likes: 1
Cold Sunn Likes: 1
Crime Likes: 1
Cyrez Likes: 1
Ghost Likes: 1
Gremelin Likes: 4
Ice Likes: 1
unreal Likes: 1
Top Liked Users (30 Days)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
(Snapshot build 20160902)