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Best Windows 8/8.1 deal available?

#1Tony_Biggie_PunPosted 10/8/2013 10:36:13 AM
I have some spare cash and I want to upgrade to 8. Whats the cheapest/best Windows 8 deal available at this moment
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#2Tony_Biggie_Pun(Topic Creator)Posted 10/8/2013 10:45:10 AM
I would also prefer if it is a copy that allows me to dual boot with my current Windows Vista install
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#3anthrax360xPosted 10/8/2013 12:56:13 PM
Tony_Biggie_Pun posted...
I would also prefer if it is a copy that allows me to dual boot with my current Windows Vista install


*throws up everywhere*
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#4NicoC96Posted 10/8/2013 1:10:09 PM
Best deal:
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/productID.264954100?icid=Student_HeroLink_2_Win8_051513

And for the love of god, do NOT keep your Vista install!
#5Tony_Biggie_Pun(Topic Creator)Posted 10/9/2013 5:04:26 AM
NicoC96 posted...
Best deal:
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/productID.264954100?icid=Student_HeroLink_2_Win8_051513

And for the love of god, do NOT keep your Vista install!


That looks nice but will it allow me to install on a brand new pc with no Operating system?
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#6StormKMDPosted 10/9/2013 6:31:40 AM
No, it's upgrade only. Which basically means you need another OS to upgrade from.
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#7lost_withinPosted 10/9/2013 7:35:27 AM
anthrax360x posted...
Tony_Biggie_Pun posted...
I would also prefer if it is a copy that allows me to dual boot with my current Windows Vista install


*throws up everywhere*


^this
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#8Enigma149Posted 10/9/2013 7:38:38 AM
Tony_Biggie_Pun posted...
NicoC96 posted...
Best deal:
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/productID.264954100?icid=Student_HeroLink_2_Win8_051513

And for the love of god, do NOT keep your Vista install!


That looks nice but will it allow me to install on a brand new pc with no Operating system?


Theoretically, yes, but it requires you to edit the registry. Not sure if that's legal everywhere or not.

Having said that, why do you want to keep your Vista installation?
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#9happyscrub1Posted 10/9/2013 7:39:36 AM
The best deal would be "Comes with windows 8 with free upgrade to windows 9"
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#10Tony_Biggie_Pun(Topic Creator)Posted 10/9/2013 10:39:42 AM
Enigma149 posted...
Tony_Biggie_Pun posted...
NicoC96 posted...
Best deal:
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/productID.264954100?icid=Student_HeroLink_2_Win8_051513

And for the love of god, do NOT keep your Vista install!


That looks nice but will it allow me to install on a brand new pc with no Operating system?


Theoretically, yes, but it requires you to edit the registry. Not sure if that's legal everywhere or not.

Having said that, why do you want to keep your Vista installation?


Id like Vista just in case I don't like 8 and for the random program that might have issues with 8
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