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is windows 8 developer preview is free or we have to activate it

  1. #1


    Navsari
    Posts : 2
    Windows 7

    is windows 8 developer preview is free or we have to activate it


    i have started to download w 8 ,but i have one questuion the it is free ware?
    Last edited by Airbot; 26 Sep 2011 at 17:30.

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    Its free lol.
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  3. #3


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,113
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W8.1 (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    It's freely available, no need to hack or crack it and there is no need to activate.
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  4. #4


    Bahrain
    Posts : 154
    Triple Boot: Windows Xp, Windows 7 and Windows Release Preview, Virtual Machine ( Windows 8 )


    Its Completely free of cost.. An original copy is downloadable from the Microsoft's Website...
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    127.0.0.1
    Posts : 144
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Myers View Post
    The Win 8 DP actually has a built in key and activates itself during the setup. You do not have to enter key.
    So its an Enterprise edition type setup then?
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    More like a cross between win 7 ultimate and a cash machine. Dont see Metro in an enterprise PC environment. We will all have to wait and see
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    Posts : 476
    WCP / Win.7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1.


    Yep...
    Time will reveal all!
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  8. #8


    Nightbird. I have a feeling you are not totally in the picture with this?

    The "Developer" preview is pretty much as it says. At this stage, it may not relate 100% or much less, to the Beta and final release. Ir's primary purpose is to supply early feedback from the general public. I am sure, if MS spot any major complaints (there have been a few) then it will be modiifed to satisfy that, before the next puiblic release.
    You are welcome to install it as many times as you wish. You will find problems, which are to be expected. Be aware though, that the release will expire, and become non-functional, in March.
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    thanks
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    Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Home Premium


    the release will expire?
    NO!!!!!!!!!!!
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