Windows Vista and Office 2007 are nearing completion.
Microsoft released a new test build of its Windows Vista desktop operating system on Friday. Test build 5744 is now available for download. Windows Vista RC 1 was first released on September 1.
Beta downloads of Office will officially end on October 25 and Microsoft's Betaplace Website will shut down on October 30 which will end the formal testing phase of Office 2007.
Both Vista and Office 2007 are expected to be available in late November for volume licensing customers.