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Pinned:MSBLOG EXCLUSIVE: VISTA BETA 2 WILL BECOME PUBLIC TODAY!

June 7th, 2006 by Dennis Fraederich [MCP]

Yesterday, Microsoft made Windows Vista Beta 2 available to the masses for downloading in three different languages. If you can’t download you don’t have to worry, there will be also an option to order it on DVD media later my informant told me. The released build number will be 5384.4, same as the technical beta. Today is a big step forward to let the end-user have a look at Microsoft’s upcoming operating system and of course to let them tryout all new features.

While waiting for a screenshot collection from us don’t hesitate and download it before the big rush will occur!

Download:

UPDATE: The links above are now active.
Microsoft enabled them for public download. Go get it!!

You can request a product key at Microsoft Beta Experience

 

 

But now let’s have fun with the first public preview version of Microsoft’s upcoming operating system!

—

Dennis Fraederich [MCP], a Microsoft Betatester
Contact via Email / WLM: mcgiga[at]web.de

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116 Responses

  1. Bartys Blog » Windows Vista Beta 2 Public Says:

    [...] Thanks to the guys over at msblog.org for this great news. It was exclusive news to them so please quote them as your Source Post. [...]

  2. Alex Says:

    AWESOME.

  3. Windows Vista Blog - Alles rund um Windows Vista » Öffentliche Beta noch heute? Says:

    [...] So meldet es jedenfalls der MSBlog. Anscheinend wird Microsoft tatsächlich in nicht allzu ferner Zukunft die Beta 2 mit der Build-Nummer 5384.4 zugänglich machen: Die Webseite zum Download ist eingerichtet, verweist zur Zeit aber noch auf die Microsoft-Feature-Seite. Der MSBlog listet folgende Links auf: [...]

  4. SmXtremE Says:

    Great news i can’t wait animore!!

  5. willdev Says:

    Any eta on when is avaible?

  6. William Hook Says:

    Sure……I wonder if Microsoft will delay this *again* like they delayed Longhorn / Vista from the 2002 release. :P

    Oh, and offtopic, but you might want to upgrade to WordPress 2.0.2, few security fixes. ;)

  7. Barbarian Ghost Says:

    It’s already been delayed over a year, what’s another couple of hours, or weeks? :(

  8. Jason He Says:

    Awesome! Unfortunately I’m out of blank DVDs.

    [Response to William Hook: WP 2.0.3 is already out ;)]

  9. Bill Says:

    I love my mac :)

  10. Stu Says:

    I love my mac too! But my wife has a PC. Maybe I will mess it up some more by installing Vista Beta 2 on it. Then she might get frustrated and buy a mac! Anyway, thanks for your work on Vista. I can’t wait to try it out.

  11. Visual Movement Weblog » Blog Archive » Windows Vista Beta 2 Says:

    [...] Gefunden über den MSBlog. [...]

  12. kyle Says:

    Any word on if the key request site will be posted today?

  13. Keith Says:

    This is excellent. I have been waiting for quite a long time for Vista to be public available. This is surely going to be a break through in the market.

  14. Cory S Says:

    Downloads are no longer restricted, I just started downloading it from that link, however there is no link on their currently to get a key. They allow you to download it using their akamai download manager or to download it straight from their site.

  15. dotcom Says:

    what antivirus and firewall work on vista ?

  16. jish Says:

    Maybe it has not key? Well office 07 beta needs a key but maybe the os beta will be different and not require it. Downloads are slow for it right now, too many dlers.

    Anyone know if you can use the technical beta release with the public key? I know they are the same right now and it would save me time and electricity costs.

  17. Chris Taylor Says:

    right now you can get a free one year trail of CA Antivirus at http://www.my-etrust.com/Microsoft/vista/default.aspx it is made to work with vista beta 2

  18. Brian Says:

    Stupid question, but how do I download the beta without using Microsoft’s download manager software? When I use the link under “To use your own download manager”, only a 14MB ISO file downloads, and I’m not sure how to open it in any download programer.

  19. Patrick S Says:

    You need the download manager. It is the only way to get vista unless someone else hosts an ISO file.

  20. AngryAdmin » Windows Vista Beta 2 now public! Says:

    [...] As anticipated, Beta 2 of Windows Vista is now public.  According to reports at MSBlog, it’s the same build as the one handed out at WinHEC 2006 (5384.4). [...]

  21. Ron Says:

    Thanks Dennis for the info and I was hoping to tried out Vista. I wanted to see what Microsoft has been working for the past year on the next release and also see if any securer.

  22. Chris T Says:

    Thanks alot, its gonna be great to have a legal copy! Now I just got to wait for the product key.

  23. HighTax Says:

    So I can get the file to download, but every minute or so I get either of the following errors:

    “Network error. Cannot download. Check connections, and try again.”?

    “The server has prematurely ended the connection. Retrying may resolve the problem.”

    What’s up with that?

  24. eric Says:

    how about product keys?

  25. Duvall Says:

    To get a Product Key:
    -Head to http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/preview.mspx
    -Scroll down to Download Now
    -Select your Country
    -Sign in to Microsoft Live
    -Receive up to two keys, each are good for one year and can be used on up to 10 different PC’s.

    Enjoy!

  26. Alexandre Says:

    It’s true! Every minute I get either of the following errors, too:

    “Network error. Cannot download. Check connections, and try again.”?

    “The server has prematurely ended the connection. Retrying may resolve the problem.”

    No one will download the Vista now… too many connections.
    Solutions for this problem now?

  27. Alexandre Says:

    In Getright happens this error, too?

  28. Vista Beta 2 to be public today! at LifeParticles.com Says:

    [...] Vista beta 2 will be available to download today. read more | digg story          [...]

  29. Duvall Says:

    I can download at about 100 kb/sec by just using the direct link..I can’t get anything at all using the Akamai downloader.

  30. Justin Mazzi Says:

    See, this is a perfectly legitment example of how BitTorrent could have solved a problem.

  31. Matthew Says:

    I concur 100% with Justin Mazzi. I’m tired of getting the error that the server has prematurely ended the connection.

  32. Vista Beta 2 to be public today! - The Digg Effect - Search for Diggs or get Dugg Says:

    [...] Vista beta 2 will be available to download today.read more | digg story [...]

  33. Joseph Bittman MVP Says:

    Well congrats guys on gettings the build :)… haven’t tried it myself, but it sounds like you can now download it.

    You guys took down MSBlog for the entire day due to your hits haha. . . It has been probably around 12 hours since I could last get a page to load. Keep it up!

    =- JB

  34. Justin Mazzi Says:

    When someone gets this thing downloaded, please start a torrent and post the link.

  35. AlbanyWiFi.com » Blog Archive » MSBLOG EXCLUSIVE: VISTA BETA 2 WILL BECOME PUBLIC TODAY! Says:

    [...] http://www.msblog.org/?p=746# [...]

  36. » Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 2 Download Available » Realgage :: Free Info, Online Tips, Articles and Resources Says:

    [...] [via] [...]

  37. Patrick S Says:

    Yes, I suspect the Servers are getting a big Hiding/thrashing (like us :P ) it must be terminating the connection to other users. I feel sorry for those servers.

  38. NickRoberts.org » Blog Archive » Vista Beta 2 to be public today! Says:

    [...] Vista beta 2 will be available to download today.read more | digg story [...]

  39. Dug Says:

    It appears that MS is being the typical MS and of course did not expect the obvious to happen. Don’t get me wrong I use MS products every day, along with my various Linux distros @ home. I was looking forward to waking up in the morning and seeing a nice iso file sitting there. But alas the servers are probably pegged… GL every1!

  40. Loaded Says:

    You can get it directly from Microsoft’s site with a product key from here: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/preview.mspx

    Enjoy ;).

  41. The Winapple blog » Vista public beta now available Says:

    [...] Thank you to the guys over at MSBLOG for the links. [...]

  42. Alexandre Says:

    Impossible to download the beta at this moment! The server is down all time. Im very disapointed with M$. Maybe next month the servers are empty (hehehe). I try with Download Accelerator Plus, but is the same thing. Server down all time!

  43. Patrick S Says:

    Yes sorry, they must be packed! If i were you i would use the FTM (file transfer manager)

  44. They are so nano-sized » Blog Archive » Windows Vista Beta goes public Says:

    [...] Source from :MSBlog [...]

  45. Windows Vista Beta 2 public disponible en téléchargement at think’blog Says:

    [...] Une petite news simplement pour vous signaler que Windows Vista beta 2 Public est disponible en téléchargement pour tous le monde. Voilà le lien vers le blog de microsoft (surchargé à l’heure où j’écris ses lignes, 1:26 du mat’ :/ ) qui fourni quelques détails. Et le lien direct pour le téléchargement de la version anglais 32bits et 64bits. [...]

  46. Seaton Online computer resources and technical discussion » Blog Archive » VISTA BETA 2 WILL BECOME PUBLIC TODAY! Says:

    [...] Microsoft has now released a beta 2 version of there new operating system to the public. If you want a copy run off over to msblog.org for the official download links. [...]

  47. Windows Vista Blog - Alles rund um Windows Vista » Beta 2 öffentlich zugänglich Says:

    [...] In der Nacht hat Microsoft die Beta 2 Version von Windows Vista für die Öffentlichkeit zum Download bereitgestellt. Die Beta liegt in englischer, japanischer und deutscher Sprache vor und kann in der 32 oder 64 Bit Variante heruntergeladen werden. Die Größe der ISO-Dateien beträgt 4,3 GB. Die Download-Links wurden bereits gestern vom MSBlog veröffentlicht. [...]

  48. Misa Says:

    You can download directly Vista x86 english from here:

    http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/en/x86/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x86fre_client-LB2CFRE_EN_DVD.iso

  49. Keith Says:

    Hey Misa, that was a great link and recommendation. The original link site is down, thanks for sharing this :) Hopefully, I can “torrent” it and share the installation with others, just to lower the load on the server.

    —–
    http://keith.hostmatrix.org/testbed/improve-optimize-and-speed-up-matlab/

  50. » Windows Vista available for download | Web 2.0 Explorer | ZDNet.com Says:

    [...] Thanks MSBlog, Scoble and Neowin for the news.  [...]

  51. JaeSinLee(woomi) Says:

    :D Thanks MSBlog, Good News.

    When Korean version Beta2 will Become..!?

  52. th3n33ms Says:

    To Brian, if you look on the right hand side you will see a small area that says “To use your own download manager”. You can download the files from there without Microsofts lame download manager. It comes out to exactly 3200.15mb

    To HighTax, now that it is public again its probably under a ton of stress, tons and tons of people are probably downloading it right now. Give it some time and keep trying again.

    To anyone? Where can I get me a product key!? This public release is just about as useful as a leaked build iso without a product key. If anyone has any idea where to get one or to sign up for one please do tell.

  53. The blog of Kechek Comel » Windows Vista Beta 2 is now opened to public Says:

    [...] More information, please go here [...]

  54. Youssef’s Press » Windows Vista beta 2 gratis beschikbaar voor iedereen! Says:

    [...] Microsoft heeft gisteren Windows Vista Beta 2 online gezet. De nieuwste bèta van het softwarehuis is niet alleen, zoals eerdere versies, voor een selecte groep testers beschikbaar: iedereen die geïnteresseerd is en over een fatsoenlijke pc beschikt mag een exemplaar downloaden om een paar maanden met bijvoorbeeld de beveiliging, de hardwareversnelling of de multimediafeatures te spelen. Er is nog wel een installatiecode benodigd, maar die wordt gratis verstrekt aan iedereen met een Windows Live-account. Met een enkele sleutel kan Vista op niet minder dan tien machines worden geïnstalleerd, zodat iedereen in elk geval één kans krijgt om Aero te bewonderen. [...]

  55. Gill Cleeren Says:

    Finally :-) A chance to try it officially for everyone.

    I’ve been testing it for over a year now, and I think it is now really on a good track!

    More resources can be found here: http://www.snowball.be/PermaLink,guid,2e8e0860-47bd-43c3-8710-05615c278790.aspx

  56. Justin Mazzi Says:

    Here is the 64bit version http://rapidshare.de/files/22534173/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_EN_DVD.torrent.html

  57. Alexandre Says:

    Today finally i’ve downloaded the beta with DAP. No more servers downs, downloading at 235kbps. Let’s test it.

  58. KKBOY Says:

    Anyone want to put up a torrent for this? That would be very helpful, I think most of us would rather torrent than direct download :-p

  59. Mibe Says:

    Great, but site is already overloaded ;) I think everyone is curieus ;)

  60. Name Says:

    if this is the link for the 32bit version, what could be the one for 64 (german version 32 is easy), it doesnt work with just replacing with 64…
    http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/en/x86/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x86fre_client-LB2CFRE_EN_DVD.iso

  61. Name Says:

    im dling the 32bit version with 2mb/s atm btw, so nothing “overloaded”… 64bit would be better though.. :(

  62. Alexandre Says:

    I will put an torrent file soon. Please wait

  63. Warren Says:

    Grr… a bit frustrated… I can’t seem to get the download to work.. I can access the page, but just can’t download the file either with their download manager, or normally by myself. All it does is download a *.rar with the same name as the file but it’s only 600 kB!!!!!! And IE7 and FF do exactly the same.. maybe to do with my college network…

    Thanks anyway for posting this fab info for all of us to get a chance to try out (officially) this exciting product!

  64. John Says:

    64-bit edition is here:
    http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/en/x64/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_EN_DVD.iso

    The MS weberver seems to act strange under stress, and gives you bogus sizes . To get around this, I use *nix’s “wget” command to download it at a solid 450KB/sec.

    Try this command:
    wget http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/en/x64/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_EN_DVD.iso –ignore-length –tries=0 –retry-connrefused -c

  65. Intrevio Dot Com » Windows Vista - Beta 2 Says:

    [...] Here is the link: http://www.msblog.org/?p=746 (You may or may not be able to download it depending on the # of demands)   [...]

  66. Robert Innes Says:

    Anybody have a MD5 sum of the English x86 iso?

    I keep having lots of trouble installing, with it coming up with an error about a problem copying files, so I’m guessing something is corrupt!

  67. Gewoon zomaar » Blog Archive » WINDOWS VISTA BETA 2 “GRATIS” BESCHIKBAAR! Says:

    [...] Microsoft heeft gisteren Windows Vista Beta 2 online gezet. De nieuwste bèta van het softwarehuis is niet alleen, zoals eerdere versies, voor een selecte groep testers beschikbaar: iedereen die geïnteresseerd is en over een fatsoenlijke pc beschikt mag een exemplaar downloaden om een paar maanden met bijvoorbeeld de beveiliging, de hardwareversnelling of de multimediafeatures te spelen. Er is nog wel een installatiecode benodigd, maar die wordt gratis verstrekt aan iedereen met een Windows Live-account. Met een enkele sleutel kan Vista op niet minder dan tien machines worden geïnstalleerd, zodat iedereen in elk geval één kans krijgt om Aero te bewonderen. [...]

  68. J Says:

    How do i install the iso?

  69. Colin-uk.com » Vista beta 2 resources, how NOT to steal a sidekick, other random stuff Says:

    [...] MSBlog: (source) http://www.msblog.org/?p=746 [...]

  70. shane Says:

    Can anyone post a Product Key? I followed the right steps, but cant get the page to properly load and give me the CD-KEY. Damn MS, nothing ever really works flawlessly.

  71. jwagman1 Says:

    To get a Product Key:
    -Head to http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/preview.mspx
    -Scroll down to Download Now
    -Select your Country
    -Sign in to Microsoft Live
    -Receive up to two keys, each are good for one year and can be used on up to 10 different PC’s.

    Works FLAWLESSLY did it this morning.

  72. rich Says:

    md5 of the x86 english: 0e733ab1a8e8ff9a8684fd3639332773

  73. Dan Says:

    Downloaded the x64 version this morning, mounted the ISO to a DVD and popped it in, Restarted my PC and booted the DVD. I get Past Two Loading Bars then get a Blue Screen =/

  74. J Says:

    Error 80070241 please help

  75. Cole Says:

    I get the same error code, it is when setup reaches 72%, Please HELP

  76. geometrybag » The grass is always greener Says:

    [...] Maybe I've got a short attention span and keep needing something new. As I write this I'm just updating the red-hat Linux partition on my laptop to Ubuntu, I've no idea why really other than because it looks good. I've also just noticed that Vista Beta 2 is released, so i probably will not be able to stop myself downloading that and installing it on my media pc which will invariably break what is currently a very reliable system. [...]

  77. Ozz The Wanderer Says:

    This is the long awaited mess !! I have all of the things I need to make this possible…but the servers are flooded. If anyone knows where to DL the image after today somewhere other than Microsoft, I’d be interested !!!

    Ozz

  78. Vista Public at teh_bloggerer Says:

    [...] Source: MSBLOG [...]

  79. drusoft Says:

    The x64 link is now closed :(
    What a pity….

  80. ErroX Says:

    Huh? I can download both the x86 and the x64. Just click on the x64 link again. You’ll need your own download manager (or none) cause that Microsoft thing is down or something.

  81. Alex Says:

    I just downloaded my copy. I’m looking forward to trying it out!

  82. Youssef’s Press » WINDOWS VISTA BETA 2 “GRATIS” BESCHIKBAAR! Says:

    [...] Microsoft heeft gisteren Windows Vista Beta 2 online gezet. De nieuwste bèta van het softwarehuis is niet alleen, zoals eerdere versies, voor een selecte groep testers beschikbaar: iedereen die geïnteresseerd is en over een fatsoenlijke pc beschikt mag een exemplaar downloaden om een paar maanden met bijvoorbeeld de beveiliging, de hardwareversnelling of de multimediafeatures te spelen. Er is nog wel een installatiecode benodigd, maar die wordt gratis verstrekt aan iedereen met een Windows Live-account. Met een enkele sleutel kan Vista op niet minder dan tien machines worden geïnstalleerd, zodat iedereen in elk geval één kans krijgt om Aero te bewonderen….. [...]

  83. Pinkpower Says:

    it’s not working . sometimes i’m downloading 500mb before it stops next time it’s downloading 4.2gb and than it gives a error .

    put it on bittorrent that will work much better

  84. Ivan Minic Says:

    Thanks for the links ;)

  85. Misapoes Says:

    I like orgasming.

  86. Olin Coles Says:

    Downloaded both with download accelerator without any problems. I am curious as to why the 32-bit ISO is 3.12GB and the 64-bit ISO is 13.7MB. There is no mention of slip streaming, but maybe something will be revealed when I begin the install.

  87. Vista beta 2 - Ranting Maniac Says:

    [...] Wow, is something up with Microsoft? They’re actually offering Windows Vista Beta 2 publicly, for anyone to download! To me, that’s surprising. I wouldn’t be surprised if they tried to charge for it even. But no, they’re actually offering to let anyone try it out, for nothing. I suppose they need to let people know that despite all the delays that the thing even exists. But they’re also offering the Office 2007 Beta out publicly, so they must be trying something to boost interest or something. [...]

  88. Misa Says:

    Well both Vista and Office 07 are preety buggy, and Microsoft is known for a lot of security problems. Thats why they want to have a lot of users to test the new software. And if you had to pay for it, well I think the circle of testers would barely expand with the release of Beta 2.

  89. Windows Vista Beta Download at Max’ Webmaster / SEO Blog Says:

    [...] msblog.org [...]

  90. SecurityGuy Says:

    Checksums anyone? Prefer MD5 or SHA1…

  91. Tony Sutton’s Blog! » Blog Archive » Winbdows Vista Beta 2 - PUBLIC! Says:

    [...] Details @ http://www.msblog.org/?p=746 [...]

  92. Carl Says:

    I tried downloading the x64 version last night. Akamai didn’t work at all. I tried several download managers before I got Flashget and got it going at 500KB/s and left it running overnight. This morning I took a look and I’m up 2GB but connection is already flooded. I was getting next to nothing per second and error count was over 40000.

  93. Patrick S Says:

    @ Carl: WOW 40,000 errors =S
    at Security guy: Rich posted a md5 in our comments not sure if its right though: md5 of the x86 english: 0e733ab1a8e8ff9a8684fd3639332773

  94. Carl Says:

    Got back home and during the 9 hours I was working I downloaded another 200MB along with another 50000 errors.

  95. TheIndex.Agregador » Blog Archive » Windows Vista en beta pública Says:

    [...] Pero tratá de probar primero eso porque no todos tenemos esta “velocidad de bajada” y repito que son 3,12GB. Gracias pablo por el VIA [...]

  96. Carl Says:

    Well after getting 30 B/s on Flashget and about 10 KB/s on 2 torrents, I got Akamai working! And it’s going strong at 289 KB/s!

  97. TheIndex.Agregador » Blog Archive » Windows Vista en beta pública Says:

    [...] Pero tratá de probar primero eso porque no todos tenemos esta “velocidad de bajada” y repito que son 3,12GB. Gracias pablo por el VIA [...]

  98. mohamad nasser Says:

    hi my name is mohamad nasser and i lke a microsoft web site because i find every thing hanks

  99. Wallie Says:

    i just downloaded and burned it on a dvd. but im not able to install it correct… after copieying setup files and during the installation i receive the famous blue error screen after he is rebooting… can somebody tell me how to fix this?

  100. Joske Het Oske Says:

    Windows Vista Download Links :

    English :

    -> 32-bit : http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/en/x86/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x86fre_client-LB2CFRE_EN_DVD.iso

    -> 64-bit : http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/en/x64/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_EN_DVD.iso

    Deutsch :

    -> 32-bit : http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/de/x86/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x86fre_client-LB2CFRE_DE_DVD.iso

    -> 64-bit : http://download.windowsvista.com/preview/beta2/de/x64/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_DE_DVD.iso

    Japanese :

    -> 32-bit : http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/jp/x86/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x86fre_client-LB2CFRE_JA_DVD.iso

    -> 64-bit : http://download.windowsvista.com/dl/preview/beta2/jp/x64/iso/vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_JA_DVD.iso

  101. Ryan’s Ramblin’ » The view from Vista ain’t so hot. Says:

    [...] This weekend, Liz was away on Saturday night (:(), and I’ve been meaning to do a Windows XP reinstall (and actually creating a disk image so that future reinstalls are much, MUCH faster), so I figured what the hell, why not spend a nice Saturday night in, backing up all my data? Which is exactly what I did. However, I had downloaded the Vista Public Beta 2 disk image, so I figured what the hell? Why not give it a spin, see what Microsoft has up its sleeve for the next release of Windows? (Despite the fact that it is reaching Duke Nukem Forever delay styles) Well, I popped the install dvd in, and did the install (very pretty, incidentally – no more “DOS Mode” in the installation at ALL), and it took a GOD DAMN LONG TIME. Finally finished, and went to reboot into Vista for the first time… Very exciting… BLACK SCREEN OF DEATH. “Cannot find Winload.exe, or file is corrupted”. Are you KIDDING ME??? I couldn’t be arsed (I love that expression) trying to figure it out, and with no other PCs to use to google the answer, I just went ahead and did my XP install. Now I have a nice and sweet 4 gig disk image sitting on my portable hard drive, so the next time I want to reinstall, I just have to back up my old stuff, and do a quick re-imaging of the hard drive. Lickety split, an hour of (unattended) install later, it’s done! But I found out with a bit of quick googling that that Winload.exe problem seems to be pretty common with this beta. Way to go, Microsoft! You’re not exactly inspiring me with the quality of your OS when the INSTALLER doesn’t even work. Seriously. (I should note that the recommended fix, booting up with the install disk and doing a repair, did not work. Grrrr) [...]

  102. In The News Today » Blog Archive » Vista Beta 2 to be public today! Says:

    [...] read more | digg story [...]

  103. willkoca » Archive » links for 2006-06-21 Says:

    [...] Pinned:MSBLOG EXCLUSIVE: VISTA BETA 2 WILL BECOME PUBLIC TODAY! » MSBLOG (tags: vista Windows microsoft) [...]

  104. Ssendawula Says:

    I have been looking forwad to download Windows Vista, and this time i may be the luckiest guy to do it. Thanks and thanks again for providing it. Ssendawula Mbarara, Uganda.

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  106. mbarek Says:

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  107. fidjasi Says:

    does any1 have a product key for vista beta 2

  108. sim chay heng Says:

    testing

  109. C Says:

    bla bla

  110. Software » Vista Beta 2 to be public today! Says:

    [...] Vista beta 2 will be available to download today.read more | digg story [...]

  111. Memorae Says:

    Hey, anoby has a product key for me? That’d be soo cool… My mail: memorae@gmail.com

  112. Eugene Says:

    Hi, guys! I was looking around for electronics stuff and i saw computers that said “vista capable”. That got me thinking to whether or not my comp is “vista capable”. Can u guys tell me if my HP m7480n comp with an ATI X850xt platinum edition graphics card will run vista. Thank you for any tips.

  113. sonu Says:

    thank you

  114. Jabez Gan [MVP] Says:

    Hey Eugene,

    PLease provide your computer specifications here, including processor, RAM etc.

    Thanks. :)

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  116. mohit Says:

    plz i want serial key for windows vista beta 2

    plz mail me at netfuntoosh@yahoo.co.in