Windows Connected announces the release of the Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) is now open to the public.
From Windows Connected, Things you should know:
- This build will expire on June 1, 2010 and you will start seeing bi-hourly shutdowns on March 1, 2010.
- You will not be able to do an upgrade from RC to RTM
- This is an RC and as with any install it is important you make a backup of your data first
- You should be using a dedicated test machine.
- Minimum Requirements are 1GHz or faster processor, 1GB RAM (32-bit) / 2GB RAM (64-bit), 16GB (32-bit)/20GB (64-bot) Disk space, DirectX 9 graphics processor
For more information on Windows 7 RC features try these links:
- Free learning snacks around key Windows 7 Capabilities
- Windows 7 RC reveals 100% application compatibility
- Stay Up to Date on Windows 7 RC and beyond
- Windows 7 RC Changes Since the Windows 7 Beta