Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., has barred students and faculty from using the trial version of Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system on school computers, InformationWeek reports. "Do not install new Microsoft beta release," states a warning from Georgetown's IT group. "Installing any beta version of software is extremely risky." In the warning, Georgetown's University Information Services department repeats Microsoft advisories that the beta version of Windows 7 could disable antivirus software and cause printers, video cards, and other hardware components to function incorrectly. Georgetown says it will support the final version of Windows 7 after it's released and has...

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