Windows 7 RTM Built?

Windows 7 RTM Built?

Rumors are flying on the the Internet that the Windows 7 RTM build has been compiled, and that the build number is "7600.16384.090710-1945," which would indicate that it was compiled on July 10th at 7:45 PM.



In fact, the site Has Windows 7 RTMed? has put up the message: Yes! Unfortunately, messages are mixed. While many sites are saying that's the correct build, some sites are saying "hold on a second."

TechBlog, for example, said:
A Microsoft spokesman told me this afternoon that no, a final build has not been declared for Windows 7, and it has not been released to manufacturing.

Formally, all Microsoft is saying is that Windows 7 will RTM sometime this month.
What do we think? We think that Microsoft would love to have a build done in time to announce at this week's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, which is taking place in New Orleans.

The conference kicks off Monday, but Steve Ballmer's keynote is Tuesday. We'd wager on an announcement on Tuesday. Either way, build 7600 is heading for the P2P site of your choice, you can bet. Just be careful if you choose to download it, to make sure you don't get a build loaded with malware.
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I don't really see what the point in upgrading to every build that hits the torrents right now. I will be running the RC until it comes out.

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Yes; that is my stance to bob, as far as it goes. I have RC 7100 build 32 and 64 bit running as my full time OS one on a laptop (64), and one on my desktop (32). Of course I also have Vista 64 on the laptop, and XP Pro on the desktop which were my initial OS on either in the same bit stance.

I will say one thing both are completely stable and perform very well for anything I have thrown at them. With me that is quite a few things in a or from a usage focus standpoint. As I am obviously a system tweaker and builder, as well as a gamer, and I also use them for a wide breadth of communications operations. I am also going full time to school over the internet as well. So I use a computer from almost any seen standpoint minus serious scientific research or compiling, and of course Accounting and architectural work.

Either way I am happy with 7 as an OS, and will definitely be upgrading to the full release when it gets here. From what I understand the RC is good until 2010 anyway. So I am in no rush as far as it goes. For that matter I am hoping they have the first SP out by the time the RC becomes dysfunctional or shortly thereafter.

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I hope they make it to where you can buy the full version and just enter a product key into 7 and then get the full version.

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