We're truly excited by the prospect of Windows 7 here at Giz (as you may have noticed), but one of the biggest problems with running the beta is a lack of antivirus software compatible with the new Windows OS. Fortunately, Kaspersky has hit the interwebs with a Technical preview of their upcoming antivirus software suite for Windows 7: it's a free download from the looks of things too, which means you should definitely download it today if you're running the Windows 7 beta.
Windows 7 Antivirus Now Available From Kaspersky
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