Windows 7 release candidate (RC) will soon expire

WEBINAR: On-demand webcast

How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >

From the 15th of February expiration messages will appear just above the task bar, on machines still running the release candidate. From March 1 onward shut downs will happen every 2 hours

The next key date is June 1st which will cause the entire desktop wallpaper to be replaced with the message "This copy of Windows is not genuine", a state that will prevent any further updates of any kind and the ability to use Microsoft applications.

All users who installed the Windows 7 release candidate will soon have to upgrade or revert back to Vista

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • This case study will highlight the opportunity for mobile and cloud technologies in the Public Sector—specifically for state, local and federal government agencies -where secure mobile application access can offer key productivity gains

  • Microsoft Azure® is a leading choice for businesses looking to take advantage of the cloud. Azure is particularly appealing to businesses that have already invested in Microsoft on-premises and are now considering running these applications and other workloads in the cloud. To understand how to make this move to Azure, many businesses are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) with specific Azure expertise. Read this white paper to learn the eight key areas to focus on when considering an MSP for an …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date