Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 8th Jun 2006 00:08 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Windows Microsoft released Vista Beta 2 for public consumption. It does not require a Key but will expire on June 1 2007. You can download the 3GB ISOs (or from here) for 32bit and 64bit architectures.
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RE: 3GB ISO?
by orestes on Thu 8th Jun 2006 02:57 UTC in reply to "3GB ISO?"
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2005-07-06

Probably has a lot to do with the way the installs now, specifically the fact they're using what amounts to a sysprepped image file with a lot of extra drivers included as a way of speeding up the install process.

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RE[2]: 3GB ISO?
by PlatformAgnostic on Thu 8th Jun 2006 06:46 in reply to "RE: 3GB ISO?"
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2006-01-02

Not to mention that the DVD contains builds for both x86 and x64 with all the attendant binaries. Also the single DVD contains all the OS features you could possibly have in Windows (all the way from Home to Ultimate).

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RE[3]: 3GB ISO?
by orestes on Thu 8th Jun 2006 13:47 in reply to "RE[2]: 3GB ISO?"
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2005-07-06

If that were the case for this build, why have seperate ISOs for x86 and x64?

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