I didn't get an invitation, but I did download and install RC2 (legally). I
did have to get out of bed to start the download after reading about the
availability of the download (on one of my favorite news tech websites) on
my pocket pc.
"Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
> Why the caps? It is considered shouting.
> CPP was promised Beta 2 and RC1. A hundred thousand randomly selected
> folks did get an invitation to download RC2, but that was all.
> CPP ended with the release to manufacturing of Vista build 6000 on
> November 8.
> Best wishes.
> "MikeG" <MikeG@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>A FEW WEEKS AGO I GOT A E-MAIL TELLING ME THAT VISTA RC1 WAS READY TO
>> DOWNLOAD AND I DOWNLOADED IT SO I THEN FIGURED THAT IF A NEW VERSION CAME
>> I WOULD GET ANOTHER E-MAIL (WRONG!!) NOW I AM NOT EXACTLY COMPLAINING
>> I LOVE WINDOWS VISTA BUT I WOULD OF LIKED TO OF BEEN ABLE TO DOWNLOAD RC2
>> NOW THE TRIAL DOWNLOAD PERIOD IS OVER SO I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THERE IS
>> ANYTHING I CAN DO TO GET IT.................THANX.