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Windows 7: Can I use my RTM serial on RC1?

30 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate 64bit
Can I use my RTM serial on RC1?

I bought windows 7 ultimate 64bit and my COD5 keeps crashing and then I have to restart cause everything is corrupted.
Everything elase seems ok but I play COD every day.
I restored my RC1 image and all is back to normal but it will run out.
can i enter the RTM key and keep 7100 cause it dont crash COD5?


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30 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

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30 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate 64bit

Maybe I should demand a refund cause rtm is sucking.
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30 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

... or maybe you just can't use a computer.
Why did you upgrade the build? Do a clean install of 7 and the problem will go away.
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30 Dec 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP


The RC is timebombed to shut down every two hours 3/1 and stop working 6/1.

Did you boot from the DVD to do a Custom install using Drive Options to format first?

Try that. If you did, then try again.

After that, try running the installer from RC to install over itself.

As a last resort you can also in-place Upgrade. It isn't recommended for RC but so many have done it successfully that it can be tried as an option. There is a workaround to get it to work here. Read the part at the bottom about RC, since you are using the same version.
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