Microsoft releases public download of Vista
CNET News.com: After months of limited testing, Microsoft late Wednesday made a beta version of Windows Vista publicly available for download.
The company kicked off what it called its 'Customer Preview Program,' a testing period in which the software maker hopes millions of tech enthusiasts will kick the tires on the new operating system.
People can either download the software from Microsoft's Web site or pay a small fee to get it on DVD.
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