Microsoft Distributes Windows 7 Release Candidate 1, Testers Say

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According to some testers in Microsoft-centric forums, Windows 7 Build 7048 has been declared Release Candidate 1 ahead of the planned April 2009 launch date. For those racing through the torrent sites, it's build 6.1.7048.winmain_win7rc1.090211-1625.

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This means win7rc1 was compiled at 4:25PM last Wednesday. Microsoft hasn't said anything official yet, so remember our first rule of rumors. If you find this in any Torrent tracker, proceed with caution: Only Build 7032 has been detected in the wild so far. [Softpedia]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

Bless you for not using Ballmer's tongue again. I'm not sure how many images of that slithering mouth mollusk my poor 3D eyes can take.