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Curious - When does this version expire.

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Curious - When does this version expire.

    Hi all

    Aanybody got any info as to when this version of W8 will expire -- I can't see anything when I start it up and I was never asked for an activation key.


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    Windows 8, x64, DP8102 - Win7 Ultimate x64, Dual Boot

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    and I was never asked for an activation key.
    Doesn't need an activation key. The dev preview 8102 already has built-in activation for everyone.
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    Hopefully the Beta version will be out before then.
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    Windows Developer Preview x64

    Quarter 4 2012 for most people
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    Windows 7 and Windows 8

    I am wondering when that day does come, what will happen. Would it be like this, when I try to start it up and would it be a black screen with words expired across it? I have 2 computers with the Windows 8 on it on a partition. I am planning to get beta when that comes out. Maybe on one of them, I am going to let it expire and see what happens on that day hahha.
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