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I thought I read something about a beta for Microsoft's stripped down version of Windows 7? Someone point me to download link?
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There's a news article here if that's what you're talking about. It's called Windows Thin.

Tiny7 is another thing you might want to look into if you'd like a trimmed down version of Windows 7.
Edited by GoTMaXPoWeR - 4/30/11 at 5:56pm
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What features don't you like/use in the full version? You can always find a custom build with a lot less features than the retail version. Even game optimized ones
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I wanted a beta to put on a Laptop instead of Vista, but Windows Thin expires in November I believe
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Just use vlite and stripe windows 7 down yourself by removing all the bloated junk. Did it with xp, did it with vista and will be doing it with every ms os that comes out in the future
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Here's a good guide for stripping down Windows 7:
http://www.overclock.net/benchmarking-software-discussion/804451-guide-stripping-w7-install-disc-benching.html

It's mainly for Benchmarkers so most things are unselected, though you can keep anything you'll need and still thin out the OS a fair bit. smile.gif
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I wanted a free OS due to money constraints, but don't want to dive into Linux again. Windows Thin seemed to fit the bill.
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You want free windows? Can't help you with that it will be against the rules
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Originally Posted by Spooony;13358860 
You want free windows? Can't help you with that it will be against the rules

If you read the thread, Windows Lite is what I was looking for. Free beta. Nothing against the rules about this. Your not a mod, let them do their job buttkick.gif
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post #10 of 13
I have Tiny7 if you want?

You got out of benching right?
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