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Windows 7: Windows 7 Expiration

18 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 RC 7100
Windows 7 Expiration

(Please make note of the date, well into 2010.)

I'm currently using RC 7100. Lately I've been getting alerts about expiration within 11 days, when I'm certain I'm supposed to be able to use it through to June.

Here's what slmgr says:
License Status: Initial grace period
Time remaining: 41280 minute(s) (28 day(s))
Evaluation End Date: 6/1/2010 4:59:59 PM
Remaining Windows rearm count: 2
Trusted time: 2/18/2010 9:24:41 AM
I've already tried /rearm once, but the alert still shows. I am curious that Time Remaining says "28 days", and that the given expiration would end up being on 3/1.

Any cause for concern, or should I consider getting retail sooner?

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18 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 RC 7100


nm, found this just now.
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18 Feb 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello nayhem, welcome to Seven Forums!

Have a look at the article below.

Important Reminder Regarding Expiration of the Windows 7 RC - Windows 7 Team Blog - The Windows Blog
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18 Feb 2010   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

nayhem, welcome , when you get the retail version back up as much as you need to then do a clean install that way you should not encounter any problems
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