This article came from My Digital Life which has filed incorrect information in the past. I'd take it with a grain of salt. Welcome to the Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial. It is designed specifically for IT Professionals, so that you can test your software and hardware on a final version of the product. In addition, it provides the opportunity for you to become more familiar with the key improvements over previous versions of the Windows operating system, and experience firsthand how Windows 7 can make your PC environment more productive, secure, and manageable. Is the evaluation edition really for you? If you qualify under one of the following programs listed below, you may already have access to the final bits and do not need to download the 90-day Trial. Partner Program MSDN Subscriber (Developer) TechNet Plus Subscriber Volume License/Software Assurance customer HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s what you need to know: This is trial software designed for IT Professionals interested in experiencing the Windows 7 Enterprise on behalf of their organization so please read the following to get an idea of the risks and key things you need to know before you install. We do not recommend that you install this if you are a not an IT Professional or not professionally managing corporate networks. Guidelines on usage:Protect your PC and data. Be sure to back up your data and please donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t test Windows 7 on your primary home or business PC.You have 10 days to activate the product. If not activated within 10 days, the system will shut down once every hour until activated. Unsure on how to activate? Visit our FAQ.The 90-day Trial is the full working version of the Windows 7 Enterprise, the version most of you will be working with in your corporate environment. It will not require a product key (it is embedded with the download).The 90-day Trial will shut down once every hour when you have reached the end of the 90-day evaluation period.The 90-day Trial is offered for a limited time and in limited quantity. The download will be available through March 31, 2010, while supplies last.After the 90-day Trial expires, if you wish to continue to use Windows 7 Enterprise, please note that you will be required to purchase and perform a clean installation of Windows 7, including drivers and applications. Please keep this in mind; Windows 7 Enterprise is not available through retail channels.Technical details/updates/questions: Please review our FAQ or visit the Windows 7 support forum.Stay informed. You can keep up with general technical information and news by following the Springboard Series blog. Want technical guidance, tips, and tools? Visit the Springboard Series on TechNet.Keep your PC updated: Be sure to turn on automatic updates in Windows Update in case we publish updates for the 90-day Trial.Microsoft Partners-: Learn more about Windows 7 on the Microsoft Partner Portal.Minimum System Requirements*:1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1 GB of RAM (32-bit) / 2 GB RAM (64-bit)16 GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20 GB (64-bit)DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or higher driverDVD-compatible driveInternet access (fees may apply)*Note: Some product features of Windows 7, such as the ability to watch and record live TV, BitLocker, or navigation through the use of Ã¢â‚¬Å“touch,Ã¢â‚¬Â may require advanced or additional hardware. Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM and 15 GB of available disk space; and a processor capable of hardware virtualization, with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on.