Solved W7 rc Tags: Windows 7 Last response: October 4, 2009 9:31 PM in Windows 7 Share bor10 October 4, 2009 8:46:42 PM i'm wondering before i go through the whole installation process if i can still install w7 rc? i have a copy i downloaded during the summer and have a key that i didn't use. will it still activate? thanks in advance for any reply. bor More about : question | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution sminlal Windows 7 Authority October 4, 2009 9:19:04 PM Yes, it will still install and activate just fine. Next March it will start shutting down periodically as a preclude to expiring all together. | Report abuse pepperman October 4, 2009 9:22:03 PM it should still activate, I believe up until the shutoff date of June 1, 2010. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/get/installa... | Report abuse bor10 October 4, 2009 9:31:12 PM thanks guys! i knew about the end date, but i'll buy it by then i'm sure. just didn't want to wait until the end of the month to install it on a second pc. i have it on my laptop now and thoroughly enjoying it. bor | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>W7 rc> Related ressources: ForumCan't dual boot after installing W7 retail with W7 RC ForumW7 RC then install New W7 - will boot option have both? ForumFree Antivirus on W7 RC ? ForumWindows 7 RC upgrade question ForumPing spikes in Windows 7 ultimate RC ForumTransfering backups between RC and vanilla ForumWindows 7 RC after retail version comes out.. ForumSo What Will You Do When Windows 7 RC Expires? ForumWindows 7 RC hard dive gayness Forum(MY) WIN7 RC Performance review ForumUpgrade path problem: Win7 RC to Vista to Win7 upgrade ForumInstalling win7 over win 7 RC ForumUpgrading from Windows 7 Ultimate RC to Windows 7 Professional? ForumUninstalling WINDOWS 7 RC ForumWindows 7 RC Upgrade ForumWindows 7 Beta to RC 1 Upgrade ForumVISTA OEM or Windows 7 RC for New Build? ForumWindows 7 Upgrade path from RC not supported... ForumWindows 7 RC Confusion! ForumPagefile.sys and hyberfil.sys More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !