Windows 7 RC shutdown comes in March
by Spencer Dalziel on Feb 2, 2010
For anyone still using a Release Candidate (RC) build of Windows 7, it's worth remembering that, if you haven't upgraded by March 2010, your operating system will become an ex-operating system before too long
Arstechnica has sent out a courteous reminder before Microsoft sends round the frighteners to shut your computer down.
From February 15, 2010, Windows 7 RC (build 7100) will kindly start telling users to purchase an upgrade if they want to continue enjoying the benefits of Windows 7. If you haven't updated by March, then Microsoft will start shutting Windows 7 down every two hours, as you should remember from this foreboding Windows teamblog:
Continues at PC Authority