Well, we’re not entirely sure. Think Next has presented what they claim to be screenshots and video captured from an early beta (or Alpha) release of Microsoft’s next-generation Windows operating system. The new platform, simply dubbed Windows 7 at the moment, has been a topic of great conversation as of late, with the underwhelming performance of Vista forcing eager consumers to look towards future product releases for solace. Judging from the screen captures, the interface looks very similar to Vista’s, with a lot of Aero effects popping up. There’ a new boot screen, and there appears to be a significant increase in shiny eye candy, but not much else appears to have changed. Sure, this could all an elaborate hoax, but believing is more fun, right?