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Windows 7: Going from RC to RTM

06 Aug 2009   #1

Going from RC to RTM

Basically i have installed Windows 7 today, massively impressed (used linux a lot before hand and i think im being converted back :P).

I am wondering if i pre-order Home Premium can i simply enter my serial code for that when they de-activate the RC we all have?

What i am saying is that what will i have to do, a fresh install or what?

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06 Aug 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi liamdawe, welcome to the forums.

The RC will deactivate whatever happens. I would advise a clean install of the RTM when you recieve it. You could try and upgrade but it's not advised.

Hope this helps :)

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06 Aug 2009   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Do exactly as Shark advises... when you get your retail box, do a clean install...

btw .. nice to see some Linux .. or should I say returning ...users here..

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