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Postby Ian on Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:15 am

Microsoft has made Beta 2 of their Vista OS available to the public:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/g ... eview.mspx

You will need to login with your Passport account before you can download it.
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Postby Ian on Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:15 am

Server is getting hammered. If anyone has a mirror, please post it.
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Postby Ian on Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:05 pm

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Postby hoxlund on Fri Jun 09, 2006 1:23 am

thx

but i already downloaded my isos from newsgroups a week ago, but like i said somewhere else i am now using the legit key microsoft gave me just an hour ago
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Postby RB89509 on Sat Jun 10, 2006 3:35 pm

After a second full install eveything looked and seemed to work great. Downloaded the Creative 32-bit Vista drivers for Audigy2 since I had no sound, and like after my initial install the mouse quit working again. I guess I'll try a third install, and go without sound. :(
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Postby hoxlund on Sat Jun 10, 2006 7:56 pm

again for sound with creative products download this driver instead, worked great on my audigy 2zs platinum:

http://forums.creative.com/creativelabs ... d=221#M221
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Postby Spazmogen on Sat Jul 22, 2006 9:48 pm

Quick question: the legit key that MS provided, will it work with the full release?

I got one for a release candidate for x64 Pro a while back and still can't use it as my 5 year old system is too slow. Now that x64 Pro has been released, I'm hesitant to toss the cd I burned from a download from MS.

IE: it would save me $170 cdn if the key would work with a full release version.
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Postby hoxlund on Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:51 pm

that would never happen from microsoft, there going to make you pay for a full licensed key when vista goes gold
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