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Windows 7: Windows 7 ROW DVD

19 Mar 2010   #1
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Windows 7 ROW DVD

I was just wondering why my Windows 7 Ultimate DVD casing has "Win Ult 7 English ROW DVD" stated on the side of it as well as "Made in USA". I live in the UK, but I bought Windows 7 very cheaply off eBay. It claimed on the eBay page that this is a UK version of the software but appears to be for the rest of the world. I haven't tried it yet but is this the same for all copies of Windows 7 purchased in the UK? And will it work?

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19 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

ROW stands for "Rest Of World"

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Due to an EU ruling there was going to be a Europe only version of Windows 7 that was without Internet Explorer.

This requirement was relaxed by the EU commission (probably when they realised they were making fools of themselves) and the version of Windows 7 available, at least in the UK, is the same as anywhere else - even so, the box is marked ROW.
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