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Anyone can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99.

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Phusius, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    The link is wrong.
     
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    Finally got it to work. The first few times, checkout initialization failed.... a hour or 2 later it works :)

    Whatevs!
     
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    cool. I will get one for my new laptop and upgrade it. New SSD is waiting, so this will be the right time to do all from scratch.
     
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    Thanks again Phusius, i'm actually excited about this Windows 8 now ;) :laugh:
     
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    Yeah, just don't forget to also download the free media player pack I linked a few posts back, it's probably only going to be free for a week or two at most. $9.99 after that. :toast:
     
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    In fact it's free until RP expires and the upgrade deal expires which is 31st of Jan 2013.

    quote: Offer valid from October 26, 2012, until January 31, 2013, and is limited to one product key per email address.
     
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    Pissed off, the metro apps aren't working, I click one it opens the tile full screen then snaps back to the home screen, now I remember why I deleted the RTM build :banghead:
     
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    I have not had this issue at all... :/
     
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    this is metro ie full screen, no address bar, nothing. The other metro apps open like this too, ie: as a big tile, they never get to the GUI and just snap me back to the home screen. Why the fuck did I upgrade my Win 7 install :banghead:
     

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    Well upgrading was a mistake no matter what, dude.
     
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    oh i dont launch my IE or Chrome from there, i click on desktop and launch from there.

    /shrug

    also i recommend the fresh paint app, its really cool u get to mix your colors on a palette like real artists and pick ur brushes and change the width etc, and choose what u want to paint on paper, canvas with oil, etc.

    very cool app. its free.
     
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    Hey guys just wondering I was going to be build my sister a new comp with W7 if I do this great deal and do a full install can I then use my old W7 key for her new comp?
     
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    You may well be right though it's no where near as flakey as it was in XP era and usually works really well aside maybe an app or 2 that might need a reinstall.

    Fuck it, going to burn an .ISO and do a clean install, just need to move my steam folder off my SSD cause I'll be damned if I'm downloading all my games again :banghead:

    Great Friday night, fucking hardcore me :rolleyes:
     
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    Just got Creating a purchasing order failed. Try again later......
     
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    Yeah, manofthem had this problem too but after a few hours it finally worked randomly. Must be something on their end, their servers are probably overloaded. :roll:
     
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    Feel bad for you. Don't want to add salt, always backup backup backup what ever you can.

    good luck with your install.
     
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    Yes, it happened like 6 times in a row. Took a break with some bf3 and came back to it. Magically it worked first time, wihoo, not sure why. :confused:
     
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    Like he said, do we get a seperate key for 8 Pro, or do you use our old OS key?
     
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    you get a separate key. its emailed to you with your receipt as well as during checkout.
     
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    I did the upgrade. Seems to work fine other than all my icons are a mess on the desktop because Fences is no longer running.

    Edit : Just started up Fences and it put everything back where it belonged.
     
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    Yep just got it to work D/L'ing(3%) now.

    This is what you get.

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    Kriej, don't judge it right away. It took me about an hour or so to learn all the little tricks. Like when I am browsing full screen through Chrome on the Start page, there is no red x to end it, you just go to left hand corner, wait a second, and left hand column appears, this allows you to snap right, left, or close that item. I had like 8 things up and didn't realize it until i figured this out.

    :)
     

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