Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1
There isn't any difference between the patches for RC1, or RTM or the final release. The updates are for Windows 7. So, you will be able to patch and stay up to date until next June when the RC1 physically expires and will no longer run.
I wouldn't be so sure that any patches or hot-fixes for RTM will apply to RC.
They will only have been tested with RTM code etc so they will most likely only apply to RTM.
If there had been any security flaws (gaping ones that is) they would already have been applied.
I would think RC will still get updated drivers
...but that is different to patches / hot-fixes.