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Windows 7: When does Windows 7 RC expire?

07 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
When does Windows 7 RC expire?

When is the exact expiration date?
And how much will the win7 cost retail?

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07 Aug 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Corey, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Quoted from Microsoft:
To avoid interruption, it’s recommended that you and your customers rebuild test machines by using a valid Windows operating system before Windows 7 Beta and Windows 7 RC expire. Windows will automatically notify you that the expiration process is about to begin. Two weeks later, your PC will shut down every two hours. For Windows 7 Beta, the bihourly shutdowns will begin July 1, 2009. The software will expire August 1, 2009. For Windows 7 RC, the bihourly shutdowns will begin March 1, 2010. The software will expire June 1, 2010.

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Hope this helps,
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