Quote: Originally Posted by Crath
I was wondering if I can install Windows 7 rc right now, and then just purchase the home premium upgrade and plug in that key, without re-installing? Is this going to be possible? thanks!
No, it's not possible.
The activation schemes are different between the RC and the final version.
In addition, there are more software differences than just the key -- you'll want to install / upgrade to the final version.