Microsoft hands out free Windows 7 keys after servers fail

cracked windows seven logoMicrosoft has begun handing out unlimited free license keys for the Windows 7 beta, after its license servers were unable to handle a huge surge in applications.

The company initially attempted to provide a unique activation key to each user, with a limit on the number of times the key could be used. However, the offer of 2.5 million free Windows 7 keys valid for six months proved so attractive that the company's license and key generation servers buckled under the strain of mass applications. The servers have been almost impossible to access for most of the past 24 hours. Some users also reported problems downloading the large Windows 7 ISO image from Microsoft's servers.

"Due to very heavy traffic we’re seeing as a result of interest in the Windows 7 Beta, we are adding some additional infrastructure support to the Microsoft.com properties before we post the public beta", commented a Windows 7 team member.

During the past hour, Microsoft has apparently begun handing out keys with no usage limits - in other words, the same key can be used repeatedly by an unlimited number of users.

There appear to be a very small number of these new keys, perhaps as few as a dozen.

Servers collapse

When the Windows Seven keys became publicly available yesterday, Microsoft's servers were initially very slow, but did issue some keys.

"The volume has been phenomenal—we're in the process of adding more servers to handle the demand", Microsoft staff explained.

As the hours passed, frustrated applicants began using various automated scripts (with tools such as Greasemonkey and the Firefox Check4change add on) to automatically reload the key generation page every few seconds.

Interest in obtaining a key was so intense that, for a few hours "Check4change" was the third most popular search term in the US, according to Google Trends.

With the server load increasing still further, many users left empty-handed, even after trying for hours, although some were eventually successful. Some compared the incessant hammering from tens of thousands of web browsers as similar to a DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on Microsoft.  Finally, on Saturday morning, Microsoft engineers apparently decided to open the floodgates, and stopped trying to create a new key for every user of the new operating system.

Notes:

The new unlimited registration keys include the following (final five characters removed for legal reasons)

QXV7B-K78W2-QGPR6-9FWH9-XXXXX
482XP-6J9WR-4JXT3-VBPP6-XXXXX
TQ32R-WFBDM-GFHD2-QGVMH-XXXXX
JKV2-QPB8H-RQ893-FW7TM-XXXXX
GG4MQ-MGK72-HVXFW-KHCRF-XXXXX
RFFTV-J6K7W-MHBQJ-XYMMJ-XXXXX
D9RHV-JG8XC-C77H2-3YF6D-XXXXX
YDV8-H8VXG-74RPT-6BJPB-XXXXX

More keys may be available at the following addresses to anyone with a freely available Microsoft Live.com account. It may be necessary to use the Live.com account to sign into http://technet.microsoft.com before visiting the key generation page.

https://www.microsoft.com/betaexperience/scripts/gcs.aspx?Product=tn-win...

and

https://www.microsoft.com/betaexperience/scripts/gcs.aspx?Product=tn-win...

A Windows 7 beta DVD image can be downloaded from Microsoft. Here are direct links to the 32-bit version and 64-bit version (Warning: file size is 2.4 GB)

Update: Microsoft has now re-activated its Windows 7 beta download page - this requires the user to sign in with a Windows Live account and provide additional personal information to Microsoft.

Editor's note: Substantial parts of this article were plagiarized by 'International Business Times' (ibtimes.com) shortly after it was first published on Texyt.com. The text on this page is the original version, it contains no stolen content and has not been licensed for use by any other publisher.

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WIN 7 - Get Off the Fail Trail...

what a bunch of f***ing maroons downloading the beta all nite and wailing at MS, "I can haz keyz plz?"

Who cares about this new pile of crap OS from MS

Didnt any of you learn a lessn from Vista?

This is just Vista 1.1, don't you get it? It's like the difference between Win 95 and Win 97, but they gave it a new name so you tardz think yr getting someting new.

Time to get off the fail trail...

you and your mindset are the

you and your mindset are the only ones on the "fail trail"

you're an idiot and you should learn something about what you're talking about before you post nonsense.

thx

i was just going to say the same thing :) he should keep is mouth shut if there isnt anything useful in it

oh yeah , and it's windows

oh yeah , and it's windows 98 that came out not 97 ...

hahahah

You wish it was vista 1.1 but sorry, its more like 2.0 ;)

Haha, there is no Win 97!

Haha, there is no Win 97! Stupid..

must be a mac person...mac

must be a mac person...mac ERROR small bomb appears on screen

Get Off the Fail Trail...

... and that is why Mac is really Unix? Mac isn't an O.S. ... it is like KDE but NOT! ha !

respond

if thats what uyou think go a head and create an OS better than any out there.

are you sure you know what you are talking about?

So you dont like microsoft. big woop. but that doesnt mean that you can insult windows 7 by saying its an upgraded vista. How do I know you do not have a clue? Windows 97.

And you are the king of the

And you are the king of the morons......Win 7 is fur more than vista. Do you think if you had a twin brother, would he be a carbon copy of you?

You sound like someone who

You sound like someone who has a beef with microsoft. Well let me just drop some knowlege your way you wannabe expert...I hold a CompTIA A+ Certification and have researched Microsoft's new os unlike vista Microsoft finally got it right! So quit bad mouthing Microsoft before you even try the new OS...Unless that is YOU don't make any mistakes.

You gotta try it before you make such sweeping statements

To the poster above, I'm assuming to haven't even bothered downloading and installing the OS and thus have no basis on which to back up your comments about Windows 7. Grow up, maybe if you try it you might think differently, maybe not, but for now, keep your prepubescent mouth shut.

My keys are unique to those

My keys are unique to those posted.

ibtimes already scraped your

ibtimes already scraped your little article lol

stolen content FTW!

downloading win 7 myself if

downloading win 7 myself if it is like vista is there any point its hard enough alone trying to get some games to work on vista so what will it be like on win 7?

Sigh and I thought this was

Sigh and I thought this was a grownup forum Children. Sigh!

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what about if your using

what about if your using vista home premium?can you dual boot to test it?

p.s. windows 97,....its nice to dream isnt it.

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6JKV2-QPB8H-RQ893-FW7TM-PBJ73
TQ32R-WFBDM-GFHD2-QGVMH-3P9GC
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7XRCQ-RPY28-YY9P8-R6HD8-84GH3
JYDV8-H8VXG-74RPT-6BJPB-X42V4-home basic
482XP-6J9WR-4JXT3-VBPP6-FQF4M
JYDV8-H8VXG-74RPT-6BJPB-X42V4
D9RHV-JG8XC-C77H2-3YF6D-RYRJ9

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M2KUQ-QRMPR-YATZG-FBGNM-0HUS2
WHSJ4-T1WHE-RE0D6-D6351-7B880
A9369-8DO1Y-OU897-5BB0F-J0SBZ
PFZ50-CD1GE-T1MXB-0C5GW-SC6MH
IBKNW-HX1SU-CH1G1-XKQIL-6CK5E
FOJP2-A071A-N1C41-4F7AC-88199
C07DE-A1IDI-OTIC1-E0C7A-F1166
4F07X-31SEN-SE1RM-1PGQP-R9SXC
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OZRJ1-ENTIT-LEMEN-T1694-226C2
0D85F-A81KI-D4B4E-904BF-B4A8E
B8F8F-9D1SC-REW13-8C0CD-834EE
7D171-E51YO-U1001-A2RHK-DZISH
ZNTEO-RU6FV-7XAYV-4VRLD-FSXBT
4CYUN-EOV0B-RHRWV-7TJ7P-V6GFE
M6LF7-799A9-37470-5BAW7-R0C49
7D5E0-8RZNE-OGVBL-P9UWT-404NU
EXKOO-PLYFQ-QXVYQ-E5BZX-ASINI
SVZCO-KE85N-HELG6-I9477-B5741
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I have windows 7 ultimate

I have windows 7 ultimate 2009 product I'd.00426-oem-8992662-00497
Can u help me whit a prduct key my pc says its not Qenuine plz and thanx
Email me @ ratkas@live.co.za

i got windows 7 ultimate &

i got windows 7 ultimate & it keeps saying i have no valid activation key! HELP?

THE CODE THAT SAID PROF 32

THE CODE THAT SAID PROF 32 BIT ACTUALLY ALMOST WORKED, BUT WINDOWS BLOCKED IT, CAN YOU PLEEZ MAKE A NEW ONE?? THIS SHIT IS FUCKING KILL
ING ME

my product ID is

my product ID is 00426-0EM-8992662-00006....
GIVE ME PRODUCT KEY

Hello, I need a Windows 7

Hello,
I need a Windows 7 Ultimate key
please and send me it
thank you,
Product ID:00426-OEM-8992662-00497

yours truly,
KyleOrias,

Oriaskyle@yahoo.com

Hello, I need a Windows 7

Hello,
I need a Windows 7 Ultimate key
please and send me it
thank you,
Product ID:00426-OEM-8992662-00497

yours truly,
KyleOrias,

Oriaskyle@yahoo.com

these product keys don't work!

my camputer is a window 7 and still it doesn't work the website failed me

need unused win 7 keys

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can u please send my a

can u please send my a toshiba window 7 product key?
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THANKS

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hey anyone out there could help me

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To the Looser on the FIAL TRAIL

Windows 7 is the ULTIMATE VISTA FIX

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sir,
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the product id is 00371-177-0000061-85863

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sir, please send windows7

sir,
please send windows7 professional product key ?
the product id is 00371-177-0000061-85863

i just want to ask if the

i just want to ask if the files is still there after i type the product key?

windows 7 ultimate prod key needed

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thank you

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please send key for above id.

will any windows 7 home

will any windows 7 home premium key work for the home premius software?

Listen Up People

This message goes out to ALL those begging for Windows 7 Keys.

There are NO free available keys for Windows 7 (Any Ver) the reason for this? Well, when someone leaks a super-key, blacklisted key, full retail key, it can only be used a certain amount of time before Microsoft eventually delete the key from their servers. Thus meaning that the keys are no longer valid and will NOT work, there is no such thing as a free meal...

You have to pay for your keys. Like everyone else, like I did.

Hello, I need a Windows 7

Hello,
I need a Windows 7 Ultimate key
please and send me it
thank you,
Product ID:00426-OEM-8992662-00497

yours truly,
Mammuu,

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thanks

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Sir,
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thank u
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Windows 7 ultimate product keys

dear all
please help me find product keys from windows 7 ultimate
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thanks a lot

bf gonna kill me!

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Hello,
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please and send me it
thank you,
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»

Window 7 professional product key needed

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Thanks

i want a product key

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prod id: 00359-112-0000007-85759

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the product id is 00426-292-0000007-85599
my email is smoothseth@gmail.com

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i need premium pro key please

Need Windows 7 Professional Product Key

Need to get a product key but none of the above work. Also where can I get a keygen? Everyplace I look redirects you to some wierd webpage that forces you to complete a survey or something. Ugh...

my goodness!!

It's like a lolly scramble in here! Everyone wants a free key! Some people have only an OEM sticker left and HDD or other PC problems.

Microsoft have really over complicated something that could have been simpler. All this sh!t with OEMs that pre-install systems... then something goes wrong and you ares stuck up a creek with no paddle, no canoe, no install media and no key - just a nice, useless sticker to remind you that you got the machine with Windows and that $$$ has now evaporated along with the "recovery partition".

Microsoft should know better as history bears out that Windows installs degrade over time and the end user needs install media and a key. These should also work fine offline and not depend on 1st world assumptions of network, broadband, etc. The "Genuine MS" drive is a farce until every machine comes with media (genuine, not OEM discs) and a key that works.

MS would then be full control of their OS. If I were them I would rather sell 50,000,000 copies at $25 than 10,000,000 at $300+ and then spend millions on fighting piracy. Just saying...

i need a genuine windows 7 professional product key

i lost my little tag thing that came with my computer and now i have to renew my computer with a genuine windows 7 pro product key please help

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00426-OEM-8992662-00497

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