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Should have all parts this week after waiting for the snow and ice to go away. Any ways at first boot up are there any things I should be aware of and if all gos well whats the best way to shut the pc down (hold pwer button,unplug). Also should I do wire management durring the build or wait till after the first boot up. Thanks.
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post #2 of 28
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Originally Posted by tango bango;12470195 
Should have all parts this week after waiting for the snow and ice to go away. Any ways at first boot up are there any things I should be aware of and if all gos well whats the best way to shut the pc down (hold pwer button,unplug). Also should I do wire management durring the build or wait till after the first boot up. Thanks.

first startup you should pop in your OS install disk and install an OS, then shut it down within the OS.....
    
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Shutting down, I just press and hold. I'm impatient. But there is times where I will click on shut down and let it shut down that way.

But as for the cable management. I would set it up, make sure everything is working and good. Then do cable management, nothing like putting everything together and finding out something was faulty. smile.gif
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I want have my OS util late next weekend. A relitive can get me a copy from his work at no cost.Will this mean I should not boot it up until then.
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What? No. Just install the OS. Then whenever you get your key, activate it then.
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Originally Posted by tango bango;12470564 
I want have my OS util late next weekend. A relitive can get me a copy from his work at no cost.Will this mean I should not boot it up until then.

You have something like 30 days to activate Windows. You can legally download the .iso now or use someone else's DVD to install it. Just make sure you get your hands on a legitimate key and you're golden.
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post #7 of 28
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Originally Posted by Plex;12470697 
You have something like 30 days to activate Windows. You can legally download the .iso now or use someone else's DVD to install it. Just make sure you get your hands on a legitimate key and you're golden.

generally, no you cannot
    
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post #8 of 28
You can extend that 30 days to 90 days, just in case if it doesn't come. But if it's on the way, I highly doubt you have to do that.
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Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX;12470771 
generally, no you cannot

Surely you can. rolleyes.gif
post #9 of 28
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Originally Posted by mbudden;12470781 
You can extend that 30 days to 90 days, just in case if it doesn't come. But if it's on the way, I highly doubt you have to do that.



Surely you can. rolleyes.gif

not legally
    
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post #10 of 28
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Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX;12470797 
not legally

I download untouched OEM/Retail ISO's from torrent sites all the time. Nothing is wrong with them unless they are hampered with. rolleyes.gif

It's not illegal to distribute the CD, it's illegal for cracks/keys etc.
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