Is this the face of Windows 7, the follow-up to Windows Vista that's not due out until late 2009 or early 2010?

That's what some bloggers are claiming in posts that appeared over the weekend. Windows 7 Milestone 1 was reportedly sent out to Microsoft's PC partners earlier this month and copies of the OS have apparently appeared on Bit Torrent file-sharing networks.

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Scepticism over leaked 'Windows 7' code

While most reports said the torrents that are supposed to be Windows 7 don't actually contain the software, a couple of web users claim to have installed and used it.

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