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#31 Steven P.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:35

Links posted http://www.neowin.ne...-download-links


#32 Zain Adeel

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:36

DOWNLOADING :D :D :D :D O WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#33 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:36

Whats up with the speed?

#34 meccs

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:37

Down to 300kB/s for me...

Now it's back to 1.6MB/s

#35 deactivated170812

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:38

At around 460kB/s - maximum for my 4Mbps connection.

#36 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:39

Getting around 110
Normal for me :s

#37 OP Roger H.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:41

Was getting 5MB/s but now down to 3MB+

http://iso.esd.micro...bit-English.iso - ENGLISH ISO X64

http://iso.esd.micro...4bit-French.iso - FRENCH ISO X64

http://iso.esd.micro...4bit-German.iso - GERMAN ISO x64

http://iso.esd.micro...it-Japanese.iso - Japanese ISO x64


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#38 Lucas

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:41

Downloading, thanks!

#39 Jason S.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:42

getting it now at 5MB/s :D

#40 anthdci

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:43

i was getting 3.5mb/s, its dropped to about 3mb/s now more people are getting it. 3mins for 32bit, 6 for 64bit, got VMware sitting waiting to mount the ISO :woot:

#41 Flatval

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:43

Dipped from around 6 just now.. but really blazing speeds

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#42 Jason S.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:44

...just how much bandwidth does MS have? :s

#43 OP Roger H.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:46

...just how much bandwidth does MS have? :s


CDN - :) Akamai which is one of the backbones is footing this so yeah they are golden. They can max probably a good 50,000 connections at the same time easiliy!

2minutes left for my x64bit download!

#44 Azies

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:46

It was mentioned that these things need keys, yet Microsoft mentioned nothing about keys anywhere.


Doh, there they are.

#45 spudtrooper

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 14:46

I'm getting 3.3 - 4MB/sec..

The live coverage at Engadget and TheVerge is really showing off how they listened to the community. new gestures, new task management and polished visuals look excellent. can't wait for this bad boy to finish downloading