Vista Beta 2 Download - Don't If You Can Wait

Chris Pirillo posted a chat session log from a discussion with Microsoft's Aaron Coldiron re: Windows Vista downloads. Aaron gives some interesting facts: Keys are being given out 10 times faster than the product can be downloaded and that this is the biggest download event in history.
Two points Aaron wanted to make clear:
1. MS is pushing the download as fast as they can and are reaching Internet thresholds. Aaron: "if we increased our bandwidth any further there’s a possibility of taking down the Internet - people might have problems with World Cup viewing, etc." (emphasis mine)
2. If you can wait, order the DVD. The cost is just to cover media and you will get RC1 if you buy it and register. Just go to the GetReady web site and go through order process there.

When asked about BitTorrent he said "I really wish we could do it, but we can’t. If someone [seeds or downloads a torrent] we can’t guarantee that they’ve got an unaltered copy, etc."

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