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Old 05-19-2009, 10:57 PM   #11
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Default Re: Can a serial number for Windows Vista be used twice?

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Yeah, that's what they all say.
why would i want to use it twice when i have a perfectly good copy of windows 7 i can use? jeez...
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:42 PM   #12
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Default Re: Can a serial number for Windows Vista be used twice?

Shouldn't I be getting a free upgrade to Windows 7? I thought Vista users who purchased their machines within a certain amount of time get a free upgrade - I bought mine in feb. If I do, I'm going to have to reformat my whole drive aren't I? Losing all of my valuable shit/programs.
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:46 PM   #13
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The free upgrade offer starts in July: Microsoft to offer free Windows 7 upgrade for Vista computers purchased after July 1

If your were to get Windows 7, you would need to back up all needed files, pics, etc. before installing the new OS.
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Old 05-20-2009, 12:00 AM   #14
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Yeah I won't be getting the free upgrade then. I wonder if Windows 7 is really worth the upgrade from Vista though.

Also, when is Vista's next Service Pack supposed to be released?
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Yeah I won't be getting the free upgrade then. I wonder if Windows 7 is really worth the upgrade from Vista though.

Also, when is Vista's next Service Pack supposed to be released?
SP2 was released a few weeks ago to RTM and volume license customers
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Old 05-20-2009, 02:51 PM   #16
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SP2 was released a few weeks ago to RTM and volume license customers
What does RTM mean?
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Old 05-20-2009, 02:57 PM   #17
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What does RTM mean?
Release to Manufacturing

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SP2 was released a few weeks ago to RTM and volume license customers
Still not the proper release tho, is it? Im a technet subscriber and it still says evaluation copy in bottom corner
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Old 05-21-2009, 12:21 AM   #18
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I hope it will be publicly released soon. I hope they fix the picture zoom, not sure if anyone has heard of this problem but I've tried it on 3 different computers loaded with Vista. If you have a picture let's say 800 by 600 and you open it up, all it takes is one tiny mouse zoom and it gets all jaggedy distorted - whereas XP did not do this at all. I wonder if Vista will ever run as quickly as XP.
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