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    Anyone tried it yet? Been using it for the last couple days and its definatly faster than vista and i love the improved features

    You can download the release candidate version HERE you will be able to use this till june 2010 before u have to upgrade. I would recommend duel booting this

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    Done a fresh install last weekend and i like it,very similar to vista but feels quicker esp the 64 bit version

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    Yep i was suprised as to how simular it was initially but there are a lot of suttle changes, do u like the window auto sizing thing? find it really usefull

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    Hi guys,

    I was interested in possibly downloading this also.

    However, i just read some of the T&Cs.............

    "Watch the calendar. The RC will expire on June 1, 2010. Starting on March 1, 2010, your PC will begin shutting down every two hours. Windows will notify you two weeks before the bi-hourly shutdowns start. To avoid interruption, you’ll need to install a non-expired version of Windows before March 1, 2010. You’ll also need to install the programs and data that you want to use."

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    "Protect your PC and data. Be sure to back up your data and please don't test the RC on your primary home or business PC".



    Question is....... how much are they going to want for Windows 7 ?
    Last edited by gaz4d; 23rd May 2009 at 16:25.

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    I thought about trying it as I did with vista, but couldn't be bothered with having to re-install everything again when the shutdowns start!!

    Also it wont work with my printers and some software I use, and theres no support for it yet.

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    that's where Vmware workstation comes in handy

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    been using it for a couple of weeks on my desktop (the pc i am using now)
    not had any problems so far with any of me devices or software
    i like it, and will be getting it for all my systems as long as its not too expensive, runs nice and fast, looks ok and seems to be quite stable

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    Been running this for two month on my daughters computer it ok up to now so go to try on my computer on a spare hard drive as my has a lot higher spec

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    Quote Originally Posted by sirnapper View Post
    Anyone tried it yet? Been using it for the last couple days and its definatly faster than vista and i love the improved features

    You can download the release candidate version HERE you will be able to use this till june 2010 before u have to upgrade. I would recommend duel booting this

    so how do you do a dual booting ?????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by xrken View Post
    so how do you do a dual booting ?????????
    very easy,so long as you have a partition or second slave drive pop the disc in the dvd drive and start the computer,it will give you the option on where you want to install the operating system,just choose the correct place,when the computer restarts during installation only select the correct operating system to log into,do not choose do you want to boot from cd rom or you start all over again (the computer will restart a few times during installation)

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