Windows 7 beta in October?

By Justin Mann on
How far are we away from a Windows 7 beta? Apparently only a month away. Considering that six years traversed between the release of XP and Vista, that's certainly putting some racing stripes on development and getting it out the door fast. Of course, this is just a rumor. There is some other interesting information on it, such as that the beta itself will be revealed via Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference, as well as a potential release date of Summer 2009.

Last month, Microsoft opened a blog about the development of Windows 7. Two managers for the Windows 7 project have been occasionally updating it with pseudo-information, revealing no particulars about the OS other than generalizations. Windows 7 was rumored to be designed for a much quicker release, which may have been impacted by the reception of Windows Vista.

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