Windows 7 available for download on MSDN and TechNet August 6th

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the finalization of Windows 7 code and the release to market or RTM. MSDN and TechNet subscribers will be able to download the English version of Windows 7 starting August 6th, with other languages becoming available by October 1st.

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the finalization of Windows 7 code and the release to market or RTM. The video below shows the brief sign-off ceremony.

So when can IT pros get their hands on the final code? According to a post from Mike Ormond's MSDN blog, MSDN and TechNet subscribers will be able to download the English version of Windows 7 starting August 6th, with other languages becoming available by October 1st.