Windows 7Looks like the news that Windows 7 will RTM (released to manufacturing) on July 13th, 2009 may indeed correct. The Windows 7 Build 7600.16385, which has the full or complete build string of 6.1.7600.16385.090713-1255 is said to be passed the through verification and validation of RTM gold code quality standard, and has been approved to be signed off as the final gold RTM build for Windows 7. Previously, Windows 7 RTM is thought to be build 7600.16384, which is not the case.

Update: Windows 7 RTM is confirmed, with build version 7600.16385 as mentioned here.

Windows 7 RTM Final Gold Build 7600.16385

According to WZor.net, there is a vote on making Windows 7 Build 7600.16386 as international RTM release. However, the early preliminary results showed that there are 24 “against” (no) vote, where there should be no “against” (100% for) in order to the vote on Windows 7 RTM gold code to be considered successful. However, the “against” votes have been withdrawn by end of the July 17th, 2009, making the unanimous decision to make Windows 7 on build assembly 6.1.7600.16385.090713-1255 as final RTM gold code.

From the build tag, Windows 7 Build 7600.16385 is indeed been compiled on July 13th, 2009. Windows 7 RTM Build 7600.16385 DVD ISO images that been built by Microsoft have the following hash checksum value:

32-bit (x86) Windows 7 Ultimate RTM 7600.16385 English Retail

File Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x86fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULFRER_EN_DVD.iso
SHA1: 5395DC4B38F7BDB1E005FF414DEEDFDB16DBF610
Size: 2,501,894,144Byte

64-bit (x64) Windows 7 Ultimate RTM 7600.16385 English Retail

File Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULXFRER_EN_DVD.iso
SHA1: 326327CC2FF9F05379F5058C41BE6BC5E004BAA7
Size: 3,224,686,592Byte

32-bit (x86) Windows 7 Ultimate RTM 7600.16385 Simplified Chinese Retail

File Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x86fre_client_zh-cn_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULFRER_CN_DVD.iso
SHA1: B589336602E3B7E134E222ED47FC94938B04354F

64-bit (x64) Windows 7 Ultimate RTM 7600.16385 Simplified Chinese Retail

File Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_client_zh-cn_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULXFRER_CN_DVD.iso
SHA1: 4A98A2F1ED794425674D04A37B70B9763522B0D4

64-bit (x64) Windows Server 2008 R2 VL (Volume Licensing) RTM 7600.16385 English

7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_server_en-us_VL-GRMSXVOL_EN_DVD.iso
2,996,799,488 Bytes
SHA1:AD855EA913AAEC3F1D0E1833C1AEF7A0DE326B0A

Do take note that Windows 7 RTM is build 7600.16385 is unofficial news, and there is no official confirmation from Microsoft yet. Anyway, both 32-bit and 64-bit (x86 and x64) Windows 7 RTM Build 7600.16385 and 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM Build 7600.16385 have been leaked to Internet for free download.

All information about Windows 7 RTM can be read here.

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