Windows Update doesn't support pre-release versions of software (Beta
Versions) very well at all. I'm often scouting Microsoft Connect for a Beta
to test but if you don't continually log in there and check you can't tell
when the next major build or beta is released.
I had IE 8 Beta 1 and a very old version of Windows Advisor (Now Microsoft
PC Advisor) installed before I found there was a new beta build.
I think if WU updated Beta software that this would improve testing as
testers would most likely be using the most up to date version and testing
the latest changes which is what Beta testing is all about.
Even if WU only notified users there was a new version/build they should
upgrade to it would be good.
I know it can be dificult as there are often many builds but WU should
definatly work with Major changes in Beta's.
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