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I realize that, as I'm running it right now. I'm just saying if you go to the Vista webpage, ask for your key, and go to their open download page, it gives you the link to RC1 build 5600. Nowhere on their website does it mention build 5728. In other words, I'm wondering if RC2 will be an upgrade from build 5728.
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I dunno but I think I am getting RC2 whater build that might be. I'm just glad to get it LOL. For Folding I am assuming that very little will need to work correctly Hahahahaha.

I found that I could Fold just fine without even loading the mobo drivers so I will see how it goes.
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Ok, so what happens once the official retail release of Vista comes out? Will you be able to "update" for free?

Oh well, guess it doesn't matter, it's free right?


edit: Nevermind, found the small print, it expires June 2007.......
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Yep--just a tease... I DLed the Server 2003 last night so I have 180 days per install on that--no actually expiration date. So theoretically that could mean about 2.5 years of OS for free with 5 fresh installations...it's a 566MB DL and luckily it came through before my internet connection started crashing. Gonna give that a go when I build the next Folding Rig.
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So if I download that where do I get my key? Do they send it to me? I'm looking forward to trying to dual boot this incase it isn't my cup-o-tea.

EDIT: Nevermind. Found it 2 seconds after posting.
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post #26 of 26
hmm is it possible to trick the OS into thinking its before 6/07 when its really after?

Cause one of the times i first installed XP i was lazy and didnt do the whole registering confirmation step thing, i just kept pushing back the clock on the computer.
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