Microsoft's manufacturing Partners already have it, but the downloading masses will get a crack at the Windows 7 Release Candidate on May 5. That matches up with previous Microsoft leaks, so the download will likely be available through June 2009, and remain alive in activation through June 2010. As for the final-official-seriously-done Windows 7 release? Mary Jo Foley at All about Microsoft hears October is a target.
Official Windows 7 Release Candidate Arrives May 5
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