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Windows 8 Pro OEM only $58

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Live OR Die, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Live OR Die

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    "This version installs Microsoft Windows 8 Pro from a previous version of Windows."

    Its an Upgrade Edition meaning you need Vista or 7 installed first, You got a Full Install version your Self LOD
     
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    Bit of a waste of money considering win7 works just as well.
     
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    Arr didn't see that font down the bottom thanks for pointing it out.

    I prefer 8 over 7 mainly because of its file system improvements, 7 would lag when copying over 20 6gb files to a portable hdd when 8 doesn't.
     
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    There are better deals on "upgrades" such as Microcenter for $39.99 and Amazon who is matching that deal with $30 store credit.
     
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    If it is like windows 7 upgrade was, a simple Vlite rip and change of the install pattern would allow a full install from the ISO
     
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    I'm in aus so prices are higher well dollar to dollar, I herd you can do a clean install using a upgrade key any ways the only thing you don't get is the DVD :wtf:
     
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    well the Code between Vista, 7, 8 is pretty much the same, shouldnt be too hard, unless of course MS was listening to the hackerwebz lol.

    XP SP3 is a PITA to Slipstream into XP MCE 2005 (XP Pro), then again it broke some stuff
     
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    Man i feel ripped off i paid 150 for OEM software when u buy the retail for $58 i know is says "This version installs Microsoft Windows 8 Pro from a previous version of Windows." but 2 of my friends go this and its come in the retail box and you can do a clean install, So why did i pay extra for thin air.
     
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    Don't worry, it's a ripoff even when it isn't, i'm getting the upgrade itch myself last few days, just to try it out, why not, something new i guess, it just irks me a bit somehow , feels like im being pushed too much or something lol.
     

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