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06 Mar 2012   #31
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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Yes i see that site and there is nothing wrong with an English version allthough i think it will display the local time incorrectly.The britts are one hour behind us i believe.
Wouldn't local time be set to whatever you configure it as?


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06 Mar 2012   #32
Erikbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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wel wel What is Windows Anytime Upgrade? What Upgrade Options are Available for Windows 7? this says something else is it 1-1 ? activation is needed true but not by phone.
What do you want now? A bloody medal? Grow up.

And for your information, we happen to be British citizens, not Britts as you stated. Let's start having a bit of respect for others please.
Speaking about respect ...... why does microsoft store automatically select "microsoft store France" when i visit that site ? Belgium is not France nor it is The Netherlands yeah let's have some respect i feel personally insulted
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06 Mar 2012   #33
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

We are not Microsoft. We are volunteers trying to help. Ask them.
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06 Mar 2012   #34
Erikbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erikbe View Post
Yes i see that site and there is nothing wrong with an English version allthough i think it will display the local time incorrectly.The britts are one hour behind us i believe.
Wouldn't local time be set to whatever you configure it as?
i'm not sure to be honest i supose it does if you set your country and timezone in my case captital Brussels.
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06 Mar 2012   #35
Erikbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
We are not Microsoft. We are volunteers trying to help. Ask them.
already did unfortunately they didn't answer that question for the record i didn't attempted any insults.
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06 Mar 2012   #36
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erikbe View Post
Speaking about respect ...... why does microsoft store automatically select "microsoft store France" when i visit that site ? Belgium is not France nor it is The Netherlands yeah let's have some respect i feel personally insulted
Many of those "auto-location detection" sites go by your ISP, so you most likely could direct your fury towards them and not Microsoft.
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08 Mar 2012   #37
Erikbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

hi folks,

I Decided togo ahead and i purchased a wau from home premium to Ultimate.The purchase whas done in less then 5 minutes but i did receive the message indicating "Windows Anytime Upgrade whas not successfull" but i learned through experience todo my research first as explained here Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to all i needed todo whas manually reboot and the process did continue allthough microsoft may fix that bug (not a rant this time) it's simply annoying and might confuse newer users.Windows 7 does state in the activation section it is not activated and automatic activation will be attempted in 2 days (or something like that) clicking the "activate now" link activates windows online

thank you Microsoft for the verry fast upgrade proces.


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09 Mar 2012   #38
fcogburn

64bit Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Wow! What a pi--ing contest! Glad that's over! Whew!
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