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Windows 7: The "Official" RC download for Technet/MSDN

02 May 2009   #261
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by partouch View Post
So nobody got his hands on the official RC yet ? it's been out for almost 2 days now..
You'll likely find that many with paid subscriptions already have both or at least one of the two already up and running just by looking at some now asking for help with some problems they ran into as well as looking some of the new tutorial seen lately like the new XP mode. Windows XP Mode - Install and Setup

That was finished once the RCs were on and running well in order to look over the new feature seen with 7. And you know just about everyone will be booted into the RCs following May 5th!


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02 May 2009   #262
partouch

Windows 7 Build 7077 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
You'll likely find that many with paid subscriptions already have both or at least one of the two already up and running just by looking at some now asking for help with some problems they ran into as well as looking some of the new tutorial seen lately like the new XP mode. Windows XP Mode - Install and Setup

That was finished once the RCs were on and running well in order to look over the new feature seen with 7. And you know just about everyone will be booted into the RCs following May 5th!
Sorry Night Hawk I didn't fully understood what you said. Why people will be using the official in May 5th if the leaked 7100 build is exactly the same ?
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02 May 2009   #263
weh

Win.7.Ult.x64
 
 

Easy - the original leaked 7100 is the same; however, there are now dozens of altered versions of 7100 clogging the download torrents. Better wait a few days and guarantee you get a clean copy straight from Microsoft.
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02 May 2009   #264
partouch

Windows 7 Build 7077 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by weh View Post
Easy - the original leaked 7100 is the same; however, there are now dozens of altered versions of 7100 clogging the download torrents. Better wait a few days and guarantee you get a clean copy straight from Microsoft.
Thanks for the explanation !
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02 May 2009   #265
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

No chances of running into something you don't want by seeing the RCs come directly from the software company itself. I think a great deal of this however is covered pretty well in the thread regarding the warning provided by Microsoft lately. Microsoft: Don't Download Windows 7 from Torrents
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02 May 2009   #266
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by partouch View Post
Sorry Night Hawk I didn't fully understood what you said. Why people will be using the official in May 5th if the leaked 7100 build is exactly the same ?

In the immortal words of the guy who asked "Why climb Mt Everest"

Answer : "Because it's there".

Incidentally if the hashes are the same then the build WILL be identical to torrent ones.

However some people *might* be more comfortable with "an official release".

Incidentally if MSDN subscription keys are different then when doing a windows update they might get different updates etc -- I don't know of course.

I assume however in testing an RC meant for "Public Consumption" this would cause a bit more problems in maintenance as you'd have 2 different streams for the same product.

I'll be keeping my 7100 until either

a) the initial feeding frenzy on the public servers will have died down (probably after a week or so).

b) Somebody comes up with a "show stopping" or major difference between the "Official Leaked" build or the actual "official" build.

I'm quite sure mine is 100% genuine in any case .

Cheers
jimbo
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02 May 2009   #267
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by partouch View Post
Sorry Night Hawk I didn't fully understood what you said. Why people will be using the official in May 5th if the leaked 7100 build is exactly the same ?
what he means is to be carefull with these downloads...
check the hashes posted here if for some reason it does not check out either try to recheck the download on bittorent or throw it...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by weh View Post
Easy - the original leaked 7100 is the same; however, there are now dozens of altered versions of 7100 clogging the download torrents. Better wait a few days and guarantee you get a clean copy straight from Microsoft.
yes exactly...
but you can be safe if you check your hashes and like i said either recheck the download or throw it away
but dont install it
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02 May 2009   #268
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

The 32bit downloaded like lightning while both were started at the same time. Here's that one done in 45min.! This time they checked while the others didn't see the iso at the end once downloaded.
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02 May 2009   #269
Windowsvn

Windows 7
 
 

I have done . I'm going to post direct link for you.
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02 May 2009   #270
Windowsvn

Windows 7
 
 

Sorry, I can't post new topic.
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