After the fake news that Windows 7 Build 7048 may be the version for release candidate (RC), when in actual the build 7048 doesn’t exist yet, Microsoft has finally assembled Windows 7 Build 7048, on February 19, 2009, 6:45 PM. However, it’s still unclear whether Windows 7 Build 7048 will be the RC build, or RC Escrow build, although there has been several obvious changes to the build.

Windows 7 Build 7048 Tag

Windows 7 Build 7048 full tag version number is Build 7048.0.x86fre.winmain.090219-1845, and the desktop watermark has the version Build 7048.winmain.090219-1845 shown.

Windows 7 Build 7048

Some notable changes in Windows 7 Build 7048 are there is no longer Send Feedback link on the title bar of Windows. Actually, it may has been removed since several build earlier, including Windows 7 Build 7047 which was built a day earlier (winmain client 7047.0.090218-1900, server 7047.0.090219-0255). Other important change is Windows 7 Business has now be ‘corrected’ as Windows 7 Professional during setup installation, which supposed to be the official name of the Windows 7 editions.

WinFuture.de has published more screenshots of Windows 7 Build 7048.

Windows 7 Build 7048

Windows 7 Build 7048 IE8

Windows 7 Build 7048 WMP12

Windows 7 Build 7048 Network and Sharing Center

Windows 7 Build 7048 Desktop

Windows 7 Build 7048 Calculator and Paint

Windows 7 Build 7048 New Application Icons

Windows 7 Build 7048 Welcome Screen

Windows 7 Build 7048 WMC

Windows 7 Build 7048 Start Button

Windows 7 RC is still expected to reach the public on April 2009.

Windows 7 Build 7048 is now available for download. Download 32-bit (x86) Windows 7 Build 7048 or 64-bit (x64) Windows 7 Build 7048.

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