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Windows 7: some confusion about product key..please help

26 Jul 2009   #1
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 
some confusion about product key..please help

hi all...
i have installed windows 7 built 7260..and i have activated it by using indows RC product key..
now i am confused that will i be able to use this beta 7260 forever or it will be expired ever ???


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26 Jul 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bankerrahul View Post
hi all...
i have installed windows 7 built 7260..and i have activated it by using indows RC product key..
now i am confused that will i be able to use this beta 7260 forever or it will be expired ever ???
It will expire on 3/2010. want to fond out for yourself type winver in search

Ken
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26 Jul 2009   #3
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
It will expire on 3/2010. want to fond out for yourself type winver in search

Ken
thanks dude
any idea how can i extend that period ??
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26 Jul 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Buy A legit copy and use that key. we advocate purchase and legitimate use of win 7. Alternately I am sure you could always google your question

Ken
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26 Jul 2009   #5
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

only buying a license and install the retail version

LOL same time with zigzag3143 !
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26 Jul 2009   #6
poin2

Windows7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bankerrahul View Post
any idea how can i extend that period ??
Purchase it.

You can buy the upgrade versions and they'll work with the pre-release / Release Candidate stuff, though will still technically fresh install.

Anything like the Release Candidate won't be supported software, so the more time goes on, the more likely there will be security vulnerabilities, incompatibilities, etc., with it that won't get patched, unlike the official stuff.

Even though it will run through March/June of 2010, it would be good to get to the final thing once it's out in stores.
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