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Friday, March 13, 2009

Download Windows 7 RC1 Build 7048 for FREE

A new version of Windows 7 officially labeled as Release Candidate 1 and having Build 7057 - a development milestone is now readily available for FREE download over the internet. Right now we have Windows 7 Build 7057 easily available for all users with a BitTorrent client. Though the Build 7057 (Windows 7 RC1) is not available from any of the Microsoft official websites - the torrents are having a field day!!

The Windows 7 RC1 that is available for download comes with a build string as 7057.0.x86fre.winmain.090305-2000, Windows 7 Build 7057 was compiled on March 5, 2009. Also, during the installation of this version the user is prompted with a screen that reads RC1 label. Ofcourse, it's the End User License Agreement for Windows 7 Build 7057 which reads as “Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System Release Candidate 1,” as you can see from the screenshot below.
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Where to download Windows 7 RC1 :
Well, most of the torrent websites are currently having the 32-bit version of Windows 7 Build 7057, and the leaked release is accompanied by the following information:
MD5 2a3863afe3453d1be642201fd3260ab2,
CRC E34E099B,
SHA1 0f32dfe92d544f4690ab91c02b59dba665d4ca0f.
This Build also comes with an entirely new logon screen, and will also allow users to run it well into 2010. The expiration deadlines associated with Windows 7 Build 7057 indicate that the development milestone could live until the end of March 2010!! Now, that's really superb!!

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Some of the new stuff in Windows 7 RC1 Build 7057 are that the Start Menu orb now has a new visual effect on mouse over events - it's more elegant. Also, Microsoft has started with Build 7048 to also include the much awaited Windows Flip (ALT+TAB) lets users scroll through the opened windows on the desktop accompanying the navigation task with Aero Peek. The icons for Calculator, Paint and Sticky Notes feature new ones, and Build 7048 also comes with a sleek new version of Windows Media Center. The Superbar ahs finally evolved into a Taskbar, that now allows users to pin more items/icons compared to previous releases.

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