Windows 7 Pre-Beta Build 6801 X64: A Sneak Peek at the Future of Windows
Windows 7 is the next generation of Microsoft's operating system, which is expected to be released in late 2009 or early 2010. But if you are curious about what Windows 7 has to offer, you can download and try out a pre-beta version of Windows 7 that was released to the attendees of PDC 2008, a developer conference held by Microsoft in October 2008.
This pre-beta version is called Windows 7 build 6801, and it is the official Milestone 3 build of Windows 7. It is not a complete or final version of Windows 7, but it gives you a glimpse of some of the new features and changes that Microsoft is working on for the final release.
In this article, we will show you how to download Windows 7 pre-beta build 6801 x64, which is a 64-bit version of Windows 7. We will also tell you some of the new features and changes that you can find in this build, as well as some of the bugs and limitations that you may encounter.
How to Download Windows 7 Pre-Beta Build 6801 X64
If you want to download Windows 7 pre-beta build 6801 x64, you will need to have a torrent client installed on your computer, such as BitTorrent or uTorrent. You will also need to have a DVD burner and a blank DVD disc to burn the ISO file that you will download.
Once you have these tools ready, you can follow these steps:
Go to this page on Archive.org and scroll down to find the file named \"Windows_7_Milestone_3_x64_Build_6801.iso\". This is the ISO file that contains Windows 7 pre-beta build 6801 x64.
Click on the \"TORRENT\" link next to the file name to download the torrent file.
Open the torrent file with your torrent client and start downloading the ISO file. The file size is about 3.2 GB, so it may take some time depending on your internet speed.
When the download is complete, insert your blank DVD disc into your DVD burner and launch your DVD burning software.
Select the option to burn an image file and browse to the location where you saved the ISO file.
Burn the ISO file to the DVD disc and label it as \"Windows 7 Pre-Beta Build 6801 X64\".
You now have a bootable DVD that contains Windows 7 pre-beta build 6801 x64. You can use it to install Windows 7 on your computer or on a virtual machine.
What's New in Windows 7 Pre-Beta Build 6801 X64
Windows 7 pre-beta build 6801 x64 is not very different from Windows Vista in terms of appearance and functionality. However, there are some new features and changes that you can notice if you look closely. Here are some of them:
The taskbar has been redesigned with a new feature called \"Superbar\", which combines the functions of the Quick Launch toolbar and the taskbar buttons. You can pin your favorite applications to the Superbar for easy access, and you can also preview thumbnails of open windows by hovering over their icons. The Superbar also supports jump lists, which are context-sensitive menus that show you recent or frequent items related to an application.
The Start menu has been slightly modified with a new button that allows you to access your user folder directly. You can also customize the Start menu by adding or removing items from its right pane.
The desktop has a new feature called \"Desktop Slideshow\", which allows you to select multiple wallpapers and change them automatically every selected amount of minutes. You can also choose different wallpapers for different monitors if you have a multi-monitor setup.
The Control Panel has a new category called \"Getting Started\", which provides you with links to various tasks and settings that can help ec8f644aee