Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system has created something of frenzy across the internet.
Downloads of the beta version of Windows 7 were so big that Mircosoft’s server was temporarily unable to cope.
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The company had planned to allow 2.5 million downloads of the trial operating system, but demand was so great it has decided not to impose a limit.
Marketed as an upgrade to Windows Vista, Windows 7 has been made available for public download on Microsoft’s official website. But if the reviews are anything to go by, the final product will be a must-have.
A review on techreviewsource.com praises the operating system as a “big step towards having an operating system that has a lot of neat and useful features, but also has rock-solid stability and performance at the same time. When Microsoft releases this beta to the public, there’s no doubt there will be a lot of buzz and I think a lot of praise as well.”
Osnews.com praised the beta version of Windows 7 as “being better than the final release of Windows Vista”.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes from ZDnet.com says Microsoft has put a lot of effort into the system. “The OS is solid and fast, and based on what I’ve seen so far I’d have no problems in rolling out beta 1 and using it daily.”