You might have forgotten, but exactly 11 years ago everyone rushed to download the released Windows 7… on torrents

On December 27, 2008, a closed beta version of Windows 7 was torrented.Previously, Microsoft demonstrated the system

Only to key partners, and the name itself was announced only two months before the events, in October.

Users have been waiting for Windows 7 sincethe previous version - Vista - although it brought a lot of cosmetic changes, it was notable for its low performance in many tasks, and it was also very annoying in terms of security. Users accustomed to working in the system with administrator rights now had to confirm in the formidable window a lot of everyday actions like opening a downloaded file. This excessive caution led to the opposite effect: people confirmed any operations without looking, believing that this was another attack of paranoia Vista.