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Windows 8 Pricing Revealed

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  1. Drone

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    No. Affordable prices don't reduce piracy.
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    No reason for me to make the switch because there is no discernible gaming difference, which is what I use Windows for.
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    sure it does. i know i'm going to buy it since its actually AFFORDABLE. if it were outrageously priced I would however consider using.... alternative methods, I know i'm not the only one here
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    I still feel like Microsoft should pay me for using Windows 8.. If not, i'm not going to touch it ever.
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    Well that shouldn't be that hard for most since not many people have touch monitors ;-)
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    Bull's-eye. No touch monitor, no Windows 8.
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    Actually they do;

    http://torrentfreak.com/game-changing-study-puts-piracy-in-perspective-110311/

    As a bit of an ongoing example, Valve stated they were heavily criticized for launching in Russia, a territory where piracy is a massive problem, they have continued to maintain profits in Russia bolstered by their sales.
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    People who don't want to pay let's say 200$ wouldn't want to pay 100$ either. Even programs that cost 1$ get pirated.
  9. xenocide

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    There will always be people who pirate software, but if the price is right people who want to buy something--but have the barrier of cost--will do so rather than pirating it. I'd be more than willing to buy a new version of Windows when available if it wasn't going to cost me $150+ every time. It's money I just don't have. If it was say $50, I could probably swing that.
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