Microsoft has released Windows Vista December Community Technical Preview (CTP) Build 5270 product keys for beta testers on its Microsoft Connect extranet website. In addition, Microsoft has also released Longhorn Server Build 5270 keys to testers in anticipation of the code release sometime this afternoon.
Update (1 PM EST): Microsoft has officially signed off on that build has begun to prop the code on the Windows Connect website.
Update (1:26 PM EST) Windows Vista 5270 is now available on Microsoft Connect for Technical Testers to download.
The Windows beta team is pleased to announce the availability of Windows Vista and Longhorn Server build 5270. This release is the December Customer Technology Preview (CTP). This build is not beta quality but is offered as a preview or our progress towards Beta 2. It will allow you to confirm bugs that have been fixed and begin testing features that have been added since build 5231.
The following are available with this release:
- Windows Vista (x86 and x64)
- Windows Longhorn Server (x86 and x64)
- Windows Longhorn Server Core (x86 and x64)
- Windows Platform SDK (Available Shortly)
- Windows Driver Development Kit