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Windows 7: I think I got lucky with the RC March 1 expiration date

02 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
 
 
I think I got lucky with the RC March 1 expiration date

I dont know why: Ive been on my computer starting at 2pm and I have not received a warning or notice about the RC restarting bi hourly and it hasn't restarted at all! Ive been on for four and a half hours so far.

Hmmmm...interesting...no complaints though.


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Ok, now im depressed again.I just noticed this and ive got about an hour and 15 minutes left until i start dealing with the shutdowns. (i dont want to pay for 7 right now)



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02 Mar 2010   #2

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Its a system that works well. Eventually everyone gets the notice.
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02 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

If you like Windows 7, then buy it... It's that easy... GL
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02 Mar 2010   #4

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Checked your sys specs (OP, I mean), your system is not the cheapest one. Please understand my point is just to tell my opinion, not advice or criticize, but would't cost of Seven be only a fraction what you have already invested on your rig?

Kari
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02 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Checked your sys specs (OP, I mean), your system is not the cheapest one. Please understand my point is just to tell my opinion, not advice or criticize, but would't cost of Seven be only a fraction what you have already invested on your rig?

Kari
You are quite right good sir . I never thought about it that way.
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02 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
 
 

Does anyone know if the bihourly restarts start exactly two hours after the RC expires? (5:59pm in my case). Just wondering because now it is 8:08pm my time and i haven't had anything happen.
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02 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kevlar View Post
Does anyone know if the bihourly restarts start exactly two hours after the RC expires? (5:59pm in my case). Just wondering because now it is 8:08pm my time and i haven't had anything happen.
Bi-hourly Windows 7 RC shutdown begins | News | TechRadar UK

I'd upgrade your CPU - these old Athlons are superseded before you clean install 7.
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02 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kevlar View Post
Does anyone know if the bihourly restarts start exactly two hours after the RC expires? (5:59pm in my case). Just wondering because now it is 8:08pm my time and i haven't had anything happen.
Bi-hourly Windows 7 RC shutdown begins | News | TechRadar UK

I'd upgrade your CPU - these old Athlons are superseded before you clean install 7.
Thanks for the link but i was aware march 1 being when they begin, i was more wondering why i haven't experienced a shutdown yet.

As for the cpu, in order to make a upgrade thats worthwhile, i would need to fork over a couple large ones for a new mobo and quite possibly RAM on top of a new RTM Windows 7 Ultimate. My funds depend on what season it is as I am a teenager and I work a seasonal job.
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02 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

It's 2 hours after every time you start your PC.
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03 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 

Wish I had tons of money I would buy you a copy lol.
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