I now have a perfect installation of the SharePoint 2010 Beta working on my laptop under Windows 7 Enterprise. (Well, when I say perfectl, we will have to wait and see, but at least the Configuration Wizard got to Step 10 successfully and did not throw any more errors). This fixed the problem I reported a couple of days ago concerning the Managed Metadata service.

Looking in more detail, the Datasheet view in a standard team site gives the following error:

Don’t know for the moment, what might be causing this, but will keep investigating.