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Windows 7: The "Official" RC download for Technet/MSDN

02 May 2009   #271

Windows 7 Build 7077 32 Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Windowsvn View Post
I have done . I'm going to post direct link for you.
By posting a direct link you mean uploading the official RC ? (really hope you do)

Edit: Never mind..

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02 May 2009   #272

widows 7 7057

I just finished downloading [7100.0.090421-1700_x64fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRC1CULXFRER_EN_DVD] from a torrent site and the Hash results are...

CRC32: 58FB2BE0
MD5: 98341AF35655137966E382C4FEAA282D
SHA-1: FC867FE1AB2E0A9796F9E4D155B44EA6998F4874

Below is the image of the details from the from the technet site..

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02 May 2009   #273

Windows 7 Build 7600

SOOO's good I take it
when I got mine from PB it wasnt in iso form it was in the extracted version
Can you check the hash for the setup.exe So I can compare

Whoops never mind it's the 64 not the 32 excuse me for jumping the gun
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02 May 2009   #274

widows 7 7057

Here is the Hash for "setup.exe" from

CRC32: D84794E3
MD5: 1C2AE249E6754E33D0FDD6CA07127D7B
SHA-1: 2B3A10785F77E7E6D46B7134E8EE807E9F7337E7

Hope that helps...
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02 May 2009   #275

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook

This thread is for The "Official" RC download for Technet/MSDN Only.
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02 May 2009   #276

Windows 7 Build 7100

Quote by Microsoft.

"On Tuesday, May 5 (PST), the RC will be available to everyone via our Customer Preview Program. As with the Beta, the Windows 7 RC Customer Preview Program is a broad public program that offers the RC free to anyone who wants to download it. It will be available at least through June 30, 2009, with no limits on the number of downloads or product keys available."
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02 May 2009   #277


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
You'll likely find that many with paid subscriptions already have both or at least one of the two already up and running just by looking at some now asking for help with some problems they ran into as well as looking some of the new tutorial seen lately like the new XP mode. Windows XP Mode - Install and Setup

That was finished once the RCs were on and running well in order to look over the new feature seen with 7. And you know just about everyone will be booted into the RCs following May 5th!
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by partouch View Post
Sorry Night Hawk I didn't fully understood what you said. Why people will be using the official in May 5th if the leaked 7100 build is exactly the same ?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
In the immortal words of the guy who asked "Why climb Mt Everest"

Answer : "Because it's there".

Incidentally if the hashes are the same then the build WILL be identical to torrent ones.

However some people *might* be more comfortable with "an official release".

Incidentally if MSDN subscription keys are different then when doing a windows update they might get different updates etc -- I don't know of course.

I assume however in testing an RC meant for "Public Consumption" this would cause a bit more problems in maintenance as you'd have 2 different streams for the same product.

I'll be keeping my 7100 until either

a) the initial feeding frenzy on the public servers will have died down (probably after a week or so).

b) Somebody comes up with a "show stopping" or major difference between the "Official Leaked" build or the actual "official" build.

I'm quite sure mine is 100% genuine in any case .

Agree with jimbo45 100%

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02 May 2009   #278

W8 Pro, W7 Ultimate, XP Pro x64, Vista x64, Ubuntu

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
So if I own 5 computers and I am the only user and I want to install, say, Windows 7 on all of them. Why would I NOT do it through a TechNet Plus subscription?
And if I can do this legally, what about things like the 20% off coupon at, etc.? Is that the way to go?
I recall years ago being a member through Volume Licensing and there was something that precluded using the subscription as a means of having legitimate licenses on nothing more than home computers.
Any ideas? Thanks.
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02 May 2009   #279

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Windowsvn View Post
Sorry, I can't post new topic.

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02 May 2009   #280

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cartel View Post

Because too much people download at the same time. And Microsoft has changed the link
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