After getting my first taste, I understand what the excitement is about. It's safe to say that Windows 7 will receive a much warmer welcome than Vista did. There's a long way to go from Beta to launch, and we'll be keeping you updated with all the latest news.
Source: Download Squad
Vista was just going through the motions of a new OS. If Microsoft actually delivers on what they've shown and are promising for Windows 7—and all signs seem to point that way—it'll actually have the heart and soul of one, even if it's wearing the same brand of clothes.