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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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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.

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According to tech site Ars Technica, the Windows 7 Release Candidate will be available to the public starting in May 2009, will be available through June 2009, and will expire June 1, 2010. We'll keep our eyes open for a specific date in May. Check out Ars for more details.