Windows 7 'Release Candidate' Version Leaks Out

Windows 7 release slated to be made public Tuesday, has found an early debut showing up on Microsoft's developer program Web sites, the operating system arrived on the main Microsoft website late on Monday night.

The company will only officially confirm it plans to release Windows 7 before Windows Vista hits its third anniversary of broad availability. The release candidate version is expected to be the last major public test of the product before it is finalized.

However, no official comment has been made by Microsoft representatives about this early debut.