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Windows 7 is On The Way – Oct. 22 Announced as Release Date

Discussion in 'News' started by alexp999, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Gam'ster

    Gam'ster New Member

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    I hope so :D, I just signed up.
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    If you're unfamiliar with OS testing, don't mess up an install you need (i.e. homework/work), and make sure you have reliable, fresh backups if you do.

    Or a spare hdd :)

    It's not a trial, its a release candidate- basically better than beta, but not yet release.
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    hey guy can someone PM me some info how to get that technet acount because i dont know how many numbers a postal code have in the US,UK and Tax numbers

    thx
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    End of the year for me = possibly i7, DDR3, Win7 and the usual daily beatings to porn !
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Thanks alexp999. :toast: I just tried to pm you about my thread, but your inbox is full.

    I hadn't realised that there was a News subheading.
  7. Mussels

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    yeah i'm trying various ones.

    So far i've got 7 beta keys (already had em) and server 2k8, but vista keys just wont work.

    edit: all of a sudden, keys appeared. i think they delay in appearing, cause the servers busy.

    I just got 5 retail vista ultimate keys. holy crap.
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I think i may have found the reason for the no keys-
    [​IMG]

    Try clicking on the product keys tab at the top,and see if it says the same as this.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    tigger: see my post above. the servers just overloaded - i did get all the keys i tried to appaer, i just had to wait.
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Aah,i may be lucky yet then. :)
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    that product keys page did eventually load for me after a few tries - it lists all your keys, and products you havent got keys for yet. i just clicked get keys on every one, and copy pasted :) i feel... rich.
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I got the key list now,but i'm still getting an error on the RTL keys for vista.I was hoping to get at least one for a second machine.
  13. Mussels

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    i've got 6 of them now. if you keep trying, they do appear.
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    Thanks alexp999 for the UK link. Anyone know if this is 12 months or what etc?
    I love windows 7 atm cant wait for it to be released!
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    the subscription lasts 12 months, the keys last forever.
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    even if u get the keys for it how do u go about gettin the disk? or is that a dumb question?
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    Suppose I best save them all then :p

    ste - Either posted out to you or downloaded
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    they provide you with download links!

    how awesome is that!
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    so what you can get microsoft products for free? shurly not
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    surely yes. i just reached 10 vista ultimate keys.
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    right im gettin this, errrrm just wonderin do i want to put my real details in?
    i aint gonna get any 'legal problems' on my hands am i?
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    no. this is actually 100% legal and offered by microsoft. I just wouldnt try selling the keys.
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    right kwl cheers mate :D
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    I don't have to buy Windows 7?
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    nope.


    i know, its hard to beleive. this is one awesome Effing day!

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