Windows 7 is a hot topic nowadays because the final version of Windows 7 will be launched in a few days most probably on 22nd of October. But the RC and other versions of Windows 7 can be downloaded even now so that you can test it and purchase it if you find it useful.
Windows 7 RC version was available for download from Microsoft’s Technet site but it’s unavailable now. But the enterprise version of Windows 7 can be downloaded even now. But first you should make sure that all your hardware is compatible with Windows 7 and that your PC is suitable for Windows 7 Upgrade. You can download Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor and test your system for possible compatibility problems.
Here are the general system requirements of Windows 7:
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
- 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
If you want to download Windows 7 free Enterprise edition which is available as a 90 day trial, you can download it from here: