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FiXT February 26, 2010 10:36 AM

Windows 7 Release Candidate Expiring March 1st 2010
 
While Windows 7 has been publicly available since October 2009, many users began demoing the operating system when it was still a release candidate in early 2009. Unfortunately the time has come for the RC to call it quits, and beginning Monday, March 1st 2010 those still using the RC - including this writer - will finally have to bite the bullet a... [ Read full article ]

Lamb February 26, 2010 12:54 PM

Cost me 250$ this week!

Window 7 Home Premium Retail.

Love it ^^

My PC really needed a fresh install to remove all the crap I had accumulated anyways :rofl:

Zillerz February 26, 2010 01:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lamb (Post 339931)
Cost me 250$ this week!

Window 7 Home Premium Retail.

Love it ^^

My PC really needed a fresh install to remove all the crap I had accumulated anyways :rofl:

for 250$ i can buy a win7 ULTIMATE 64bit lmao

bojangles February 26, 2010 01:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Zillerz (Post 339958)
for 250$ i can buy a win7 ULTIMATE 64bit lmao

That would be the OEM version, therefore no support from Microsoft. Sometimes people feel better buying retail.

Lamb February 26, 2010 01:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bojangles (Post 339961)
That would be the OEM version, therefore no support from Microsoft. Sometimes people feel better buying retail.

This.

And I can upgrade my PC as much as I want (and I will) so I, for sure, prefer getting retail rather than OEM for myself.

Caldezar February 26, 2010 01:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Zillerz (Post 339958)
for 250$ i can buy a win7 ULTIMATE 64bit lmao

Actually, for a few bucks more you can get a technet subscription, which is by far the best way to go.

bojangles February 26, 2010 08:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Caldezar (Post 339969)
Actually, for a few bucks more you can get a technet subscription, which is by far the best way to go.

It can be. A lot of people don't even have a need for all those extras though. I'd definitely buy it though. Good selection of stuff. :thumb:

Jake_HT February 26, 2010 09:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Caldezar (Post 339969)
Actually, for a few bucks more you can get a technet subscription, which is by far the best way to go.

Bingo

encorp February 26, 2010 09:56 PM

Yeah but with technet you get a tonne of licences :)

ZZLEE February 26, 2010 10:28 PM

Wipe Drive
 
What is the best way to wipe a drive with Windows 7 RC (64 BIT) On it ?

Got Ultamate 64 OEM installed on anouther drive.


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