More good news from Microsoft: Windows 8's upgrade process won't be like a mythological Greek hell punishment. Through clever software design, Windows 8 's setup will blow Windows 7 away—82% fewer clicks, and massively cut install times.
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Now, this is extremely unlikely, and doesn't correspond to my own experiences, but Microsoft says that in certain situations (crappy hardware, outrageous amounts of data, 32-bit install), the Windows 7 installation could take up to 21 hours to complete.
You've been thinking about installing Windows 7 Beta 1 now that it's totally available to anyone. Well, here's our complete guide to grabbing, installing and playing with Windows 7—it's (mostly) painless, so no excuses!