7694822 story Microsoft Finally Open Sources Windows 7 Tool 284 Posted by timothy on Thursday December 10, 2009 @02:18PM from the right-generous dept. Jan writes "Microsoft has open sourced the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool by releasing it under the GPLv2 license. The code is now available on CodePlex, Microsoft's Open Source software project hosting repository, over at wudt.codeplex.com. The actual installer for the tool is now again available for download at the Microsoft Store (2.59MB). (Microsoft previously took responsiblity for the violation.)"