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Old 10-22-2010, 05:53 AM
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http://www.ehow.com/how_5852167_bypa...ntication.html

Is this true that you can add another 120 days to the activation grace period? What does that can you, and why can't you do it indefinitely?
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Old 10-22-2010, 06:15 AM
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It's true but I believe you can only use Rearm twice (maybe 3x?) max.
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Old 10-22-2010, 06:55 AM
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And what is the downside? Its fully functional until the end of the trial period right?
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Old 10-22-2010, 11:24 AM
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No downside, fully functional. Goes for Vista and 7.
3 rearms max. (3 x 30days only if you rearm on the last day ofcourse.)

There is a registry tweak that'll give you 8 rearms more but TN is hardly the place to elaborate on this any further. I suggest Google if you feel you should learn about this

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Off the top of my head, I believe it's something like 6 times. The OS is still fully functional during that period. Why does this interest you so much?
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It's 3 times as the maximum is 120 days in total. Each re-arm allows for an extra 30 days not a 120.

Here's a good article on it how-to-rearm-and-extend-free-usage-activation-grace-period-of-windows-7-to-120-days

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