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This article was published on June 16, 2010

Microsoft Sending Out Windows 7 SP1 Invites To Testers

Microsoft Sending Out Windows 7 SP1 Invites To Testers
Manan Kakkar
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Microsoft is inviting beta testers for Windows 7 SP1 which is expected to be released in July.

In an email sent out to a select few, Microsoft will be offering Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for downloads. The downloads will made available via Microsoft Connect.

The selected beta testers are being asked to try out the early bits and provide feedback and file bugs if found. Microsoft will setting up a Newsgroup for the users to interact. According to the email, Microsoft is particularly interested in setup/installation, device and application compatibility with SP1.

Service Pack 1 will be available in English, German, Japanese, French and Spanish languages to the testers. SP1 will be include all updates since Windows 7 was released and

Unfortunately Microsoft does not have any “can I participate too” option and from what I believe these testers are chosen from those active on the Microsoft Answers forums.

via Neowin and ZDNet

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