Microsoft servers surrender to the massive traffic that hits the Windows 7 Beta CPP page since the supposedly beta release date of January 9, 2009. Due to overwhelming traffic, the official launch of Windows 7 has been delayed, although it’s still expected within hours. For users who can’t wait, and do not trust the leaked source for x86 Windows 7 beta torrent or x64 Windows 7 beta torrent, direct download links of the DVD ISO from Microsoft servers are still live and alive.

The direct download links to Windows 7 Beta DVD ISO image at Microsoft Download Center:

ISO for Windows 7 Beta 32-bit (English):

ISO for Windows 7 Beta 64-bit (English):

ISO for Windows 7 Beta 32-bit (German):

ISO for Windows 7 Beta 64-bit (German):

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ISO for Windows 7 Beta 32-bit (English):

ISO for Windows 7 Beta 64-bit (English):

Update: Windows 7 RC has been released.

The Windows 7 beta released is having the build version 7000, the same build that has been leaked since Christmas 2008. Meanwhile, get the free product key to activate Windows 7 now (use any of the Windows 7 product key to unlock and activate), so that you no need to depend on any crack such as TimerNuke or activator.

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While downloading, head to read Windows 7 beta installation instructions on how to download and install Windows 7 (link), how to backup a PC (link), and Windows 7 FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) (link). Also download the KB961367 update to fix MP3 corruption issue. Windows 7 Beta language packs are also available.