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Did anyone find a way of legitimately activating the trial version of this past the original 30 days? (up to the end of the evaluation period I mean, NOT bypassing activation)

I'm curious as well, I'd like to replace Vista on my laptop, but not if it's only going to last a month.
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post #102 of 139
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I'm curious as well, I'd like to replace Vista on my laptop, but not if it's only going to last a month.
Im running this on my laptop and wow stock install all drivers i need in this is only using 330mb of ram not bad at all. So ya i would love to be able to use it longer than 30 days.
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post #103 of 139
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Im running this on my laptop and wow stock install all drivers i need in this is only using 330mb of ram not bad at all. So ya i would love to be able to use it longer than 30 days.
Well that makes it only 200MB less than win7 starter was on my netbook.

MeeGo only uses 80-100MB on boot. If only I can get it to play movie or music files. At least there's youtube and pandora.

I guess MS still doesn't see the point in making windows less bloated.
     
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Hmm, I'm interested for sure. Until it's an actual product, though, I think I'll stick with Win7Lite and Windows 7 USB DVD Tool, and slim down on my own.
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post #105 of 139
Thanks weidass,
Just downloaded it.
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Just tried the link and got "Page Not Found". :-/
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Ohhh FUNNN time to have fun tonight
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post #108 of 139
I want this to be an actual release!

Imagine if this was like, a legit product as in a full blown OS that isn't just a beta/trial.
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someone post a taskmanager of ram usage @ idle

I soo want to use this as my main OS
 
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post #110 of 139
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Originally Posted by TitaniumClocker View Post
someone post a taskmanager of ram usage @ idle

I soo want to use this as my main OS
Just so you know, it's 32 bit which can only address 3.5GB maximum of your total available ram (including your vid ram). That's a big step down from your 6GB + however much your 460 has (768MB iirc). Even worse with the 580 you have on the way.
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 4/17/11 at 10:44pm
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