Four week warning

  Forum Editor 23:44 PM 14 Jul 09
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The Windows 7 Release Candidate will cease to be available for download on 15th August, so if you want to try it you need to get a move on within the next three weeks or so.

  GaT7 21:57 PM 02 Aug 09

It'll be available until 20th August click here. G

  Forum Editor 00:20 AM 03 Aug 09

by popular demand. Microsoft has been pleasantly surprised by the huge positive response to the RC, and obviously wants to 'hook' as many potential purchasers as possible.

  Pine Man 07:52 AM 03 Aug 09

'wants to 'hook' as many potential purchasers as possible.'

I certainly took the bait. I thought Vista was good but Windows 7 - absolutely brilliant!

  laurie53 08:18 AM 03 Aug 09

I thought Vista was rubbish, but also think W7 is brilliant!

  BurrWalnut 08:54 AM 03 Aug 09

I remember saying, on here, that the Vista GUI was the greatest improvement since the introduction of the ’Shell’ in MS-DOS 6.

Unfortunately, there are no superlatives left to describe Windows 7.

  tigertop2 10:41 AM 03 Aug 09

I lent my neighbour a PC loaded with Windows 7. They have used Vista and XP for some time. However they are really enthusiastic about W7. Their view is "Quicker to open, and just more friendly and intuitive to use than either Vista or XP".
I used to be a strong supporter of XP but it feels outdated and clunky compared to W7RC. As soon as I feel assured that the 64bit version has settled down that will go on to most of my PC's.

  GaT7 11:14 AM 03 Aug 09

"I thought Vista was rubbish, but also think W7 is brilliant!" - same here.

'Their view is "Quicker to open, and just more friendly and intuitive to use than either Vista or XP".' - very possibly why I like it too. G

  GaT7 13:09 PM 19 Aug 09

ONE day warning! G

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