Whelp… I attempted to download the beta version without success. The site is so bogged down that it is impossible to get to the wizard for registration.
Guess I’ll have to try again after work. Too bad my 3g card isn’t here yet. I could be using my mini to do it while at work.
Download Windows 7 beta from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/dd353205.aspx