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February 15th, 2009 5 comments
Windows 7; Pretty Fish

Windows 7; Pretty Fish

The first thing that has to be noted is the absolute PITA it is to try and downland a copy of the new Windows 7 Demo.

The web page where you get the download link and a serial number (I found) to be really badly obfuscated; ActiveX being necessary to register for a serial number, meaning I had to use Internet Explorer on a windows box1; which also meant using the proprietary Microsoft Downloader rather than something truly useful like wget.

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  1. Actually, if you’re desperate, you can run IE5, 6 and 7 on linux very easily using IEs4Linux

 

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