As expected, Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 7 RC to public. You can now download Windows 7 RC from Microsoft Download Center.
You can go to Microsoft Windows 7 page to select the Windows 7 language and version (32 or 64 -bit). The RC will expire June 1, 2010, and the bi-hourly shutdowns will begin on March 1, 2010.
You can read our guide install Windows 7 from USB drive to quickly install Windows 7 RC on your computer.
How to Download Windows 7 RC:
1. Visit the Windows 7 RC download page.
2. Choose your language.
3. Choose a 32-bit or 64-bit version of the RC. To see if your computer can run a 64-bit version of Windows, in Performance Information and Tools (Start>Control Panel>Performance Information and Tools) click View and print details and then look under 64-bit capable.
4. Get a Windows 7 RC product key. (You can use the RC for 30 days without a product key, and then you’ll need it for activation.)
5. Download the Windows 7 RC.