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problem solved. i can get a student upgrade version
Edited by ilikepancakez - 10/13/11 at 6:24pm
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Legally/Safely, not a chance.
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OEM is about the cheapest you can get unless you are a student, me thinks.
 
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Legally/Safely, not a chance.
"legally" you say? hypothetically if someone were to pirate windows would it work? just hypothetical talk of course
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post #5 of 42
Usually when people say hypothetically, they're strongly considering this "hypothetical act." lol
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is it ok for someone to format every 30 days and get free cs5 and windows?
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post #7 of 42
Get a friend with a .edu address to get it cheap for you.


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is it ok for someone to format every 30 days and get free cs5 and windows?
sounds legit
post #8 of 42
Students get it for around $30. Unless your school offers MSDNAA, where you can get Windows 7 Pro for free. Also TechNet would work.
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post #9 of 42
Well actually you can rearm the windows activation period to a maximum of 120 days, so if you get an unlicensed copy of windows(not pirating just saying if you have a friend with another install disk).
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I hope whom ever downloads a pirated copy of Win7 also downloads some nasty hitchhikers and not only does your PC hurt, you urinate a milky stream of pus and not only is your name Dick Hertz but yours does too
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