With Windows 7 Beta now out and free for download by virtually anyone, there is no doubt that some will try to make the most out of this opportunity and try it on Macs.

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In the video after the jump, YouTube user sparent01 demos Windows 7 Beta boot up on his MacBook Pro using BootCamp and also various features new to Windows all running smoothly on his Mac.

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Mixed Windows 7 videos…

On December 12, 2008, in Featured, Operating Systems, Technology, by KLS

Since ‘pre-beta’ versions of Microsoft’s upcoming Windows: Windows 7 were handed out to developers at both the Professional Developer Conference (PDC) in late October and the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in early November, a whole bunch of videos, screenshots have now surfaced. So we thought we’d hand pick a few of the most interesting ones and feature them here. Some of them were actually from the events just mentioned, they are in no particular order…

First up is the new Windows 7 animated boot screen…

Here, this one shows the new Windows 7 taskbar and jump lists…

Another similar one also featuring the taskbar…

In this video, you may have seen before, Microsoft compares Windows 7 and Windows Vista boot times at the 2008 Windows Hardware Engineering Conference…

Windows 7 desktop preview button…

Windows 7 new systems tray…

Windows 7 new photo application demonstration…

Demonstration of Windows 7’s new multi touch capability with paint…

Here’s another one relating to touch, using maps…

So what does everyone think of the upcoming Windows 7? ZDNet had a chance to test it properly this week and their results so far are pointing to a very promising OS…

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