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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #60 on: May 31, 2009, 02:22:30 PM »
does it mean that M$ would just start a new line of windows II that would just be a continuation of windows and since bill gates already knows how he got the windows to be so popular in the beginning at least, he'd just do it all over again.
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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #61 on: May 31, 2009, 02:25:03 PM »
Only he know's!!

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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #62 on: May 31, 2009, 02:26:47 PM »
It doesn't mean anything. It's just mindless babble, alongside a use of "subsidize" which is even more meaningless, because I'm pretty sure MS won't be getting any public funds anytime soon.
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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #63 on: May 31, 2009, 05:22:29 PM »
   
 
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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #64 on: June 02, 2009, 08:49:19 AM »
do you as a registered beta tester gonna be getting windows 7 for free for helping out M$? They gave away free vista's to those helpful guys last time, so I heard.
No, this taken from the Windows 7 FAQ at microsoft.com:

Person: "Will I get a free copy of Windows 7 once it's released for volunteering to test the Windows 7 RC?"

Microsoft: "Sorry, no."

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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #65 on: June 02, 2009, 08:50:23 AM »
I may be switching to Ubuntu Linux this month.
What do you guys think of it?

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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #66 on: June 02, 2009, 11:13:09 AM »
I may be switching to Ubuntu Linux this month.
What do you guys think of it?

do you have any windows programs or software you are using right now? There's WINE for linux but it's still not as good as the official windows. That's the probably the biggest thing you should think of.

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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #67 on: June 02, 2009, 12:13:45 PM »
I may be switching to Ubuntu Linux this month.
What do you guys think of it?

I would DLoad and run the "live" version first...it runs from the CD and makes no changes to your system...
That way you can see if it picks up all your hardware without installing it.
   
 
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Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
« Reply #68 on: June 02, 2009, 01:14:09 PM »
M$ has confirmed that they will be selling the RTM version of windows on or around october 22nd.

http://tech.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090602/ap_on_hi_te/us_tec_microsoft_windows7_1

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    Re: Are you now using Windows 7 RC for free?
    « Reply #69 on: June 03, 2009, 04:40:58 AM »
    I wish that I had it, still takes a good while havent been able just to let it on.  I should but its like real slow getting it.
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