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As the title says, where can I get Windows 7 64-bit at the lowest price? Of course, if I can get it for free, that would be awesome
I'm a college student with a .edu email if that helps

Requirements:
-I need to install Windows 7 on 4 PC's at home (so no OEM I think?)
-needs to be able to do clean installs on newly built PC's

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-Windows 7 Ultimate (or Professional but then I need a way to get the multi languages that Ultimate comes with)
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post #2 of 28
Need it on 4 pc's? Then you're gonna need 4 licenses.


Cheapest


Unless you have MSDN, which you probably don't, then it would've been free. FYI, take computer classes.
post #3 of 28
Do a windows 7 OEM search and you will find several places to buy Pro version below $100.

http://www.trinitysoftwaredistribution.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=TSD&Screen=PROD&Product_Code=FQC-00765dell

I purchased 2 more versions win 7 pro this way, got the Dell OEM CD with license sticker on the package. Watch out for timed "lease" and some student versions... some deactivate 1 year or less after installation.

biggrin.gif

PS: Or, if you can use it, get Ubuntu 11.04 for FREE and use it like I do on my laptops. www.ubuntu.com
Edited by Tex1954 - 7/22/11 at 6:35am
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i stole my frnd's win7 ultimate key from his Dell lappy tongue.gif
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post #5 of 28
ye you can download it but i dont risk it with an operating system

You can go on website to get discount but think you need to have 4 student emails. if you want 4 keys

Where do you live?

If in uk go here

Link

There email you the key and you can either download it from there site or they send you a disk.

Edit: Just noticed you live in nyc sorry i dont no where you can buy that

Look here upgrade 29.99 for prof
Edited by alex-fitton - 7/22/11 at 6:40am
 
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post #6 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief;14305541 
Need it on 4 pc's? Then you're gonna need 4 licenses.


Cheapest


Unless you have MSDN, which you probably don't, then it would've been free. FYI, take computer classes.

i thought a retail version can be used to install on as many comps as you want
my sig rig is using my friend's windows xp which he is also using now

what's msdn?

why do you say i need to take comp classes?
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post #7 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by itzzjason;14305768 
i thought a retail version can be used to install on as many comps as you want
my sig rig is using my friend's windows xp which he is also using now

what's msdn?

why do you say i need to take comp classes?

I think msdn is Microsoft Developer Network (wiki)

wiki
 
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post #8 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tex1954;14305608 
Do a windows 7 OEM search and you will find several places to buy Pro version below $100.

http://www.trinitysoftwaredistribution.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=TSD&Screen=PROD&Product_Code=FQC-00765dell

I purchased 2 more versions win 7 pro this way, got the Dell OEM CD with license sticker on the package. Watch out for timed "lease" and some student versions... some deactivate 1 year or less after installation.

biggrin.gif

PS: Or, if you can use it, get Ubuntu 11.04 for FREE and use it like I do on my laptops. www.ubuntu.com

i thought oem can only be installed on 1 pc

as for ubuntu, no thanks
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post #9 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by alex-fitton;14305658 
ye you can download it but i dont risk it with an operating system

You can go on website to get discount but think you need to have 4 student emails. if you want 4 keys

Where do you live?

If in uk go here

Link

There email you the key and you can either download it from there site or they send you a disk.

Edit: Just noticed you live in nyc sorry i dont no where you can buy that

Look here upgrade 29.99 for prof

yea i saw that but it's windows 7 UPGRADE. i need to do clean installs also
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post #10 of 28
retail is not installs across multiple computers, its a single active install at a time
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