Hello, early adopter—your eyes might've glazed over during the Windows 7 launch because you've been on that train for months now. This is for you: how to upgrade that Windows 7 release candidate to a final version, easy.
You want to install Windows 7? No problem. Does your computer meet minimum specs? Do you want to go 32-bit or 64-bit? And what about Boot Camp? If these are your questions, read on.
This is not news anybody wants, but it's also maybe the least surprising news you'll hear all day: it looks like there will be at least 5 retail packages for Windows 7.
If you are one of the many trying out the Windows 7 beta, you may be interested in downloading SetteMaster as a one stop shop for common performance tweaks.
Windows 7 Beta, Microsoft's thank-you gift for putting up with Vista, has been out two weeks and we're covering every exciting inch of it. Here's how to catch up, or get the beta for yourself:
Windows 7 is the largest OS beta test ever. If you followed our guide you're already snapping, peeking and poking around in it. But did you read the fine print before you clicked install?
The free Windows 7 Beta has gone live for the first 2.5 million downloaders. Keep in mind that the beta will expire on August 1st, so you will need to reinstall a commercial version. Updated 8:10 PM EST
Today at CES, I met with Steven Sinofsky, Windows 7 development chief, and asked about the unprecedented free-for-all Windows 7 Beta available tomorrow to anyone who's interested. Is this the "free upgrade" people wanted?