Windows 7 Beta

Steve Ballmer announced yesterday at CES that the Windows 7 Beta is available, effective immediately, to MSDN, TechBeta, and TechNet subscribers via downloadable-image. The general public will have access to the Windows 7 Beta, on or after Friday. Here's a link to the CES keynote:

For those of you who don't have access to MSDN, TechBeta, or Technet, I would suggest that you visit, and register for the Windows 7 team's RSS feed, so that you can get the latest news on the availability of the public Beta release.

Here's the placeholder link for the public bits: