Windows 7 RC Build 7100 Activation?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by yuujin, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. yuujin

    yuujin MDL Novice

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    Hi Guys,

    Is it possible to activate the Release Candidate build 7100?
    Thanks!!
     
  2. secr9tos

    secr9tos MDL Addicted

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    RC will ran out in some days ( only kernel patch would help to remove time-bomb ), dude get rtm. ( sorry if this sounds rude:D )
     
  3. yuujin

    yuujin MDL Novice

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    even if i were to use RemoveWAT?
     
  4. sam3971

    sam3971 MDL Guru

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    Yep dude. RemoveWAT along with a lot of other loader tools will not work on the RC. Plus the RTM has a lot of fixes that were found in the RC hence the reason to upgrade the build. Unfortunaltey secr9tos is right and the RC will start giving you bi-hourly shutdowns automatically on March 1, 2010 followed by it shutting down for good on June 1, 2010. So yea get RTM.
     
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  5. yuujin

    yuujin MDL Novice

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    so i should get RTM install over my current RC and use a loader?
     
  6. secr9tos

    secr9tos MDL Addicted

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    Download RTM and use one of the following methods to activate:

    * Bios mod
    * OEM Slic driver
    * Loader e.g Daz' Program based 7 Loader
     
  7. sam3971

    sam3971 MDL Guru

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    I would download the RTM from the Official Windows 7 Repository here on MDL(Very fast torrent downloading if you have fast internet) and when you install it either backup all your data and format the HDD to do a clean install(I would recommend that) or run the setup but rather then doing an Update install just install it without formatting your HDD. That will put your old windows 7 folder in a folder called Windows.OLD and keep all the user files\Program Files\ and custom files intact either in the HDD Root or in the Windows.OLD folder. Remember that doing it without formatting will take longer depending on your hardware specs.
     
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