Over the weekend, many Windows 7 lovers have been busy looking into the wild and Ed Bott, ZDNet blogger, was not an exception. Bott has found some interesting information in the Windows 7 license agreement(EULA).
Bott reports that the EULA ends with an revision ID - EULAID:Win7_B.1_PRO_NRL_en-US which confirms that this leaked build is indeed beta 1. But no one from Microsoft is ready to confirm whether this build is indeed the beta 1 which is going to be released at CES.
Some of the other interesting things to note are:
- You can install any number copies to test, develop and design your application with Windows 7
- The license agreement allows installation of Windows 7 within only one virtual machine
- No benchmarks allowed
- For the sake of getting feedback, some of the internet-based features are turned on by default. You may switch off these features or not use them