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How to extend Windows 7 Free trial to 120 days

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Microsoft has given its user a delight with gifting them the Windows 7 30 day’s trial. If you have the one and your trial is about to expire, here is a trick to get your 30 days trial extended for 120 days.

To see how many days you have left, click Start >> Right-Click Computer >> Choose Properties. At the bottom of the dialog under Windows Activation, you can trace the number of days for which your windows trial version is avaialble.

If the no of days is about to expire, extend your trial period with following steps –

Step 1: Click Start >> All Programs >> Accessories >> Right-click Command Prompt and choose Run As Administrator >> Enter your administrator password.

Step 2: Type the following command slmgr -rearm >> Press Enter

Note : Take care of the space and hyphen in command.

Step 3: Restart Your Computer.

Once your Windows 7 Operating System restarts check your trial perid as you have done it before, you will find the dialouge box indicating that your Windows 7’s activation grace period has been reset to a full 30 days.

You can run the -rearm trick a total of three times. If you perform a -rearm at the end of each 30-day period, you end up with 120 days of full, unfettered Windows 7 use without having to supply an activation key.

Written by fixwin7

April 23, 2010 at 10:03 am