As if to prove that what goes down sometimes comes back up again, Microsoft has managed to get its servers humming again and delivering the much-in-demand beta release of Windows 7 today.
The supposedly time-limited download had prompted hundreds of thousands of beta testers to swamp the MS servers on Friday and bring the whole thing to a halt.
Microsoft responded by saying that it would "add some infrastructure" – something it appears to have done, as we can confirm the download is running smoothly this morning.
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At least this time MS didn't suggest the download logjam might bring down the whole internet, as it did previously with a popular Windows Vista beta release.
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We're just wondering why it didn't simply put the beta release out as a BitTorrent and let the users do the heavy lifting instead.