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Windows 7: what would happen to the leaked builds ?


01 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 
what would happen to the leaked builds ?

may i ask what would happen to the leaked builds after the official windows 7 has been released ?

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01 Jul 2009   #2

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

What do you mean?
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01 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

would the leaked builds "not work" after the official windows 7 has been released ? or something like that ?
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01 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7
 
 

well it has an expiration date on the builds...so i presume so.
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01 Jul 2009   #5

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

Builds are good until the date mentioned in winver, as far as I know.
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01 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BigBro10 View Post
well it has an expiration date on the builds...so i presume so.
then it's safe to say to install windows7 only on a system with dual boot ?
since it wont work after the expiration date on the builds ?

i wonder what would happen after the expiration date ?
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01 Jul 2009   #7
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Edrik,

They will continue to work until they expire on or around 03/01/2010.
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01 Jul 2009   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Edrik,

They will continue to work until they expire on or around 03/01/2010.
I see..

and by then the official windows 7 has been released right?
then i don't have to dual boot

thank you Brink
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01 Jul 2009   #9
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Yep, the RTM will be for sale on 10/22/2009. As long as you have the builds activated, they will be good until they expire. If not, you can use the rearm option to have a unactived build last for up to 120 days.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-120-days.html
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01 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Thanks Shawn
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