Windows 7 RTM Available For Download
Today Microsoft made Windows 7 (English) available for download for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Windows 7 will be available for general consumers October 22nd. A complete list of the different availability dates for all type of customers can be found at the Windows 7 blog.
Beta 1 of .NET 4 doesn't survive an upgrade to Windows 7 and leaves the .NET Framework in a goofy and unfixable state. Beta 2 won't have this problem.
Windows 7 can be upgraded from Vista and Windows 7 RC1. It's also possible to upgrade from Windows 7 Beta 1, but not recommended by Microsoft.
Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb Jan 26, 2015