Microsoft to charge for beta software

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Microsoft is set to charge a nominal fee for Office 2007 Beta 2 downloads, a move that runs counter to the practice held by most software companies.

Consumers who download the 2007 Microsoft Office system Beta 2 will be charged $1.50 per download, beginning on Wednesday at 6 pm PST, a Microsoft representative said.

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