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16 May 2011   #1
lrod8

W7 Ultimate x64
 
 
windows7 carbon

ok maybe a stupid question, but I just saw this lady's Dell laptop and it said windows7 carbon, what is that??? is it some kind of unlicensed OS??? didn't look like just a background or a theme


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16 May 2011   #2
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Was that on the Welcome screen? Mine is Windows 7 Ultimatum. After I'd edited some images in the basebrd.dll file!
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16 May 2011   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

No unlicensed OS but maybe it's becuase she uses Carbonite backup?? Don't know, just a wild guess.
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17 May 2011   #4
Nigsy

openSUSE 13.1 64bit
 
 

Lots of W7 Carbon stuff here:

windows carbon - Google Search
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17 May 2011   #5
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Good thought Nigsy, could be a simple custom welcome screen.
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17 May 2011   #6
DaGooN

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1, VMware Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1
 
 

I think i know what you have seen, im sure it is a custom OS..
i wont post links to it, but there is some pictures here.
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NewAge-OS.com


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17 May 2011   #7
lrod8

W7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DaGooN View Post
I think i know what you have seen, im sure it is a custom OS..
i wont post links to it, but there is some pictures here.
Screens:



NewAge-OS.com
thx DaGoon, that's exactly what I saw. is that legit? I mean do you activate it with a regular 7 key?? I'll keep my win7, but it looks cool though

thx everyone else for the replies...
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17 May 2011   #8
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Could be legit

You could use it legitamately if your current serial is for the same version of windows (before it was modified) but unfortunately it isnt "sold" as such.

I used my XP Home licence with my own customised "Windows XP Epic edition" which i put onto a DVD using Nlite.
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17 May 2011   #9
lrod8

W7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sub Styler View Post
You could use it legitamately if your current serial is for the same version of windows (before it was modified) but unfortunately it isnt "sold" as such.

I used my XP Home licence with my own customised "Windows XP Epic edition" which i put onto a DVD using Nlite.
that sounds interesting, I really likeed the theme... thx
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17 May 2011   #10
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It appears to be just a theme running on Windows...not an actual "version" of the OS. It boggles my mind that people would consider these renamed, unlicensed (usually malware infested) versions of OSes floating around torrent sites.

As for themese, not my cup of tea, but they should be harmless. What you likely saw was just a custom theme. If it was a hacked OS to include the theme, avoid at all costs.
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