Windows 7 RC

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  1. Jiggah
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  2. playallday

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    I'm installing it on my gaming computer right now [​IMG] .
     
  3. Maz7006

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    Great news [​IMG] Saw it on a site though .Anyway thanks for the update.
     
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    Microsoft however doesn't recommend this version for the beginners for it is still in development and therefore unstable and insecure.

    You also cannot upgrade previous Windows installations to Windows 7 RC. You need to make a clean install which will also be the case when the final Windows 7 comes out. Beta or RC versions can neither be upgraded to final version.

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  5. p1ngpong

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    Nice Im getting it now too! [​IMG]
     
  6. CrimsoniteX

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    Just finished installing it and I have to say there are some nice improvements over the beta.
     
  7. lolsjoel

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    Windows 7 RC Customer Program

    I've been running Windows 7 build 7000 for a few months now (with Super Bar enabled) and have to say that I like it much more than Vista - and I really liked Vista. I'm downloading the RC1 now and will install later tonight or tomorrow.

    CrimsoniteX - what sort of improvements are there over the beta?
     
  8. playallday

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    How do you remove the watermark [​IMG] ?
     
  9. DeMoN

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    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=how+to+remove+windows+7+watermark

    If none of them work for the RC, then you'll probably have to wait a while before someone makes a patch.

    Edit: Wow, you have to do a clean install, screw this.
     
  10. playallday

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    Wow thanks. Not.

    Would this work?
     
  11. da_head

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    sick. wat improvements does it have over the beta?
     
  12. p1ngpong

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    Clean install? So I cant just upgrade the windows 7 I have on my laptop now then?
     
  13. da_head

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    nope

    on a side note, why do u think starcraft sucks?
     
  14. wchill

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    Heh it was going to take 72 hours for me to download, but I turned my PC around 180 degrees and it finished in 2 hours [​IMG]
     
  15. p1ngpong

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    Thats quite long, will have to install it on the weekend then.

    Also the starcraft thing was just a little something I had in my sig in the good old days so I could troll people easier! [​IMG]
     
  16. da_head

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    xD well done.
     
  17. CrimsoniteX

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    For one it seems a bit faster, and less memory is being used by Windows 7 itself. It's not as glitchy graphically, and all my drivers were working out-of-the-box this time, where in the beta I had to run out and DL a few things. There are several new refreshing themes, and the ability to stream your windows media player library over the internet is sexy. Although I haven't used it, there is also an XP mode which runs a virtual XP environment naively inside Windows 7.
     
  18. Frederica Bernkastel

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    I'm downloading at ATM.
    Pity that I'll have to perform a fresh install when retail comes out....
    I guess that the only programs I use (firefox, mIRC, a fuckload of open source stuff, adobe CS4,) can be installed loads....
     
  19. juggernaut911

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    downloading now! surprised at the DL speed! at the 7000 release, it was crawling...

    Will clear up some HD space for this!
     
  20. Twiffles

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    So apparently, you can go from Vista SP1 to Windows 7. xD
    Is that a favorable choice or no?
    Since, if I want to dual-boot I'd rather always boot into Vista without that menu and go into 7 when I do that F8 thing or whatever.