Microsoft released the much awaited Windows 7 operating system. The Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) is available for testing. After the failure of their Vista operating system, Microsoft released the next version. It is expected that the shortcomings of the Vista Operating System has been overcome by the new version.
System requirements for Windows 7 Release Candidate:
1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 GB RAM (32-bit) / 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20 GB (64-bit)
DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
It is available for download until july, 2009. The software will expire on june 1, 2010.
If you're running Windows Vista, you can install Window 7 RC without having to back up and reinstall your programs and data. But to be on the safe side, please do back up your data before you start.
You can Download it now.