Monday, December 10, 2012

Expiry date indicate when your  windows software with stop working and you need to update or upgrade to newer version of the software. This is common while using evaluation  copy of Windows software. If you have installed preview  release of  windows 8  software, then it should expiry on specific date. After that, you need to install new  version or Windows 8 0r 8 Pro version operating system.

How to do?

Step 1:

On the Desktop screen, Press win key + R  , Run box will open.Type winver and press enter.

 Step 2:
 A popup message displaying the expiry  date of the windows 8 OS.Here it showing 15-01-2013.(i am using consumer preview)

Microsoft has made it very easy for everyone to understand that January 15, 2013 is the expiration date for all pre-release versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. 

In many cases no expiry date is displayed as explained below. 

If you are using retail (purchased) copy of os, above command will display box without any expiry date information (as there is no expiry date for stable release of Windows 7 operating system & xp ). 



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