Earlier We posted on how to download Windows 7 beta legally! Microsoft had announced availability of Windows 7 Beta for public download on January 9 2009, for the first 2.5 million users. However, due to the poor server infrastructure made available for the downloads, the server crashed and Microsoft had to remove the download links.
The Windows blog had this to say:
Due to very heavy traffic we’re seeing as a result of interest in the Windows 7 Beta, we are adding some additional infrastructure support to the Microsoft.com properties before we post the public beta. We want to ensure customers have the best possible experience when downloading the beta, and I’ll be posting here again soon once the beta goes live. Stay tuned! We are excited that you are excited!
Though Microsoft is yet to make available Windows 7 publicly, some windows enthusiasts have already found the links to the English versions and they still work.
Here they go:
Windows 7 Beta (32 bit – x86) Direct Link (English):
Windows 7 Beta (64 bit – x64) Direct Link ((English):
After downloading from the above links, make sure to get a valid license key from
Windows 7 beta page (link), as soon as Microsoft makes the product available publicly.
But the above download links will work only as long as Microsoft’s current infrastructure holds good and if you are lucky. We will keep you updated as soon as Microsoft makes them available publicly. Till then enjoy the above downloads.
Update: Get the Windows 7 Beta Product Keys and activate your 32-bit Windows 7 beta or 64-bit Windows 7 beta.
Update: Beta is no longer available.You could instead check How to get windows 7 for free