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Windows 8 installation

RTM trial ends in 11 days - can this be extended?

Can downloaded apps be transferred to Windows 8 Developer Preview or Windows 8 Consumer Preview or other earlier versions (which remain valid) ?

Computer [motherboard:MSI-7392]  does not support PAE, NX and SSE2 which Microsoft (on their download site) says are necessary to actually install Windows 8.
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My installation is the RTM release - it runs well [tried out many apps and the Office 2013 trial versions] but the license runs out in 9 days.

FreshDiagnose tells me that my computer supports PAE and SSE2, but makes no reference to NX..

Running Microsoft's Upgrade Assistant tells me that my computer does not allow Windows 8 installation.

I believe I have the latest upgrade of the BIOS installed. I have not found out if it is possible to upgrade my CPU.  

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Info on CPU model as reported by FreshDiagnose

Model   -  Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor T7700
Hardcoded Name - Intel Core 2 Quad CPU  Q6600 @2.40GHz

Thank you!

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