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Buying the cheaper, US version of W10 from overseas, any problems?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Tommygunn, Sep 24, 2017.

  1. Tommygunn

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    I'm English and I live in Italy and in doing my due diligence I discovered that the US version of Windows 10 is significantly cheaper.
    If I order the download from the US site is there any chance of there being any problems, apart from the grammar;)? Might it detect where I am and tell me to F off, either at the payment stage or in use?

    Tom.
     
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    Strange... since I just bought a retail version (I'm American), but yet I looked on the box and it was packaged in the UK
    (Ireland to be exact).

    Maybe that's useless info though. Not sure. All I know is you can definitely choose even Anglicized English for your keyboard and such. As far as function goes, it's International.
     
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    It does not matter, as long as it's not a single-language version.
    All of my windows(-es) were bought in US, including Windows 7 && 10.
     
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    if its in english, i think it will be fine
    why dont you consider any cheaper like just license
     
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    Seems to me he's just planning to do that.
     
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    Its fine, most any OEM license will do. Over here in Netherlands we have NL licenses going for what, 15-25 eur a pop. May be worth a look too.
     

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