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Windows 7 Beta reboot begins


simonjary

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click here

Microsoft's Windows 7 Beta will start to spontaneously reboot every two hours beginning on Wednesday, the company has warned users.

Users running Windows 7 Beta can continue to use the new operating system without the sudden interruptions - the shutdowns come without warning -- by downloading and installing Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC)

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Devil Fish

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usually they wont charge until the product is available to ship well that is certainly the case with Amazon anyway

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mehtdosa11

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sorry mistakenly put this in the wrong section!

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mehtdosa11

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i have ordered two copies of the w7 home premium. one from amazon and one from staples at the cheap price.
what i was wondering is does anyone know if we have actually paid for these yet or will our credit cards be charged on shipping? i.e october
i suppose i'll find out when the bill comes in of course...

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audeal

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Thanks G

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Crossbow7

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"but what is that "G" you have put in there?" - 'G' is the initial of my first name, & also a nickname of mine :-). Incidentally, when I initially joined the forum 6-7 years ago, I used put my first name at the end of posts, then a few months later shortened it to just the initial.

No, I'm not imitating (or mocking!) the other 'G' in the forum, i.e. GANDALF <|:-)>, some of whose posts can be seen here: click here. G

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audeal

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Crossbow7: Thanks for that info. Yes I do have the RC but what is that "G" you have put in there?

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Crossbow7

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audeal, they are talking about the beta, so you should be fine as you seem to have the RC. G

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audeal

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When I downloaded W7 evaluation copy Build 7100 I was being told that I could use it for a year before it starts to shutdown. Have I missed something here or have I been sleeping lately.

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a member

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what day will the shutdowns start. I have been using mine last few days (on all day) and nothing unusual has happened yet .
winver says windows is activated as usual .
I even tried putting the date forward a month and a year and nothing happens.

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is available to anyone who buys a new machine from a participating seller between 26th June this year and 22nd October, which is the Windows 7 launch date.

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