Psst! Looking for an easier way to download those huge Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 files? Go grab the Microsoft Secure Content Downloader from Microsoft Research.
All you have to do is pick your favorite flavor of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 and tell it where to save it.
Please note that this tool is a CTP technology that will expire on
August 22, 2007 November 30, 2007.
In addition, you should note:
The Microsoft Secure Content Downloader (MSCD) is a peer-assisted download manager capable of securely downloading specific files. MSCD is intended for consumers who are downloading from a home PC, or business users whose computers are not behind a corporate firewall. If you use MSCD from behind a corporate firewall, you may be unable to download content, and may adversely affect other clients' ability to download content.
For more information, see Microsoft Research Cambridge Puts Visual Studio Beta on Fast Track and the Avalanche project.