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post #1 of 15
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http://wholesalesoftwareprovider.com

Had this linked by a member in a thread I posted earlier today, and just did a quick search around the internet about it. The BBB had one complaint (which was resolved) and everything seems on the up-and-up otherwise.

But, the lack of VeriSign despite having a green bar for RapidSSL and showing it on their page has me wondering... did I just pay $40 for nothing?

Anyway I'll know in 24 hours. But I'm interested to hear what you guys think.

http://www.overclock.net/15329351-post18.html



edit: Payment handling by a company named "Plimus." Below is an excerpt of their email I received upon placing the order.
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Dear David Pietz,

Thank you for your recent purchase using the Plimus.com Online Store.

Plimus is under contract with Software to process orders and collect payments.

If you have any content-related or technical questions about the product, only the manufacturer can provide proper support, please contact
Name: Software
Email: payments@ource.net

If you contact the seller, please be patient and allow them 2 business days to respond.

If after two business days the issue remains unresolved, Plimus will be happy to assist you directly. To make a customer service inquiry regarding this purchase please visit:
http://www.plimus.com/jsp/escalate_issue.jsp?ref=62512422

We have received your order and your credit card charge has been authorized.

Use the link below to request product support, see your order information online, retrieve your receipt, obtain an official invoice, request refund or to have your product/registration keys resent (if applicable), do not reply to this email as your reply will go unread:
https://shoppers.plimus.com/jsp/order_locator_info.jsp?refId=76056DC91CC70029&acd=2055B93D82EB0F79

We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again in the future. Please find the receipt for your order at the end of this message.

Best regards,

The Plimus Team on behalf of
Software
payments@ource.net

IMPORTANT: This charge will appear on your credit card statement as
"PLI*WHOLESALE SOFTWARE"

Edited by Siigari - 10/16/11 at 7:04pm
     
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post #2 of 15
I've used a similar site before when I purchased Windows XP - it came in the mail on a burned DVD, usually what they do is buy a bunch of corporate numbers, sell them, the licenses are usable for a few years and then the serial number expires :-\
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I highly doubt it.
    
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post #4 of 15
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Hmm. So the keys are good, but are not for individual licenses, then?
     
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post #6 of 15
My philosophy generally is:

If you have to ask if something is legit then it is not.
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post #7 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rockosmodlife;15335868 
have you seen this thread?

http://www.overclock.net/windows/936321-w7-20-site-legit-3.html

Yay for conflicting signals. The entire thread except for ONE POST AT THE BOTTOM which was posted yesterday of all things says it's not legit. But the guy at the bottom says it is...

How can I get in touch with Microsoft?
     
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post #8 of 15
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Just got two separate emails: one with the key for the product and the other for the download link.

The download leads here: http://ezwebsolution.net/thankyou.htm

Site definitely has some spelling/grammar errors. Not really sure about it. I guess we'll know when I use the keys, right?
     
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post #9 of 15
I have bought 3 Windows 7 keys from this site. I haven't had any trouble with any of the keys when activating.
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post #10 of 15
I don't know if it's legit, but you might as well download the Windows 7 iso from Microsoft instead, so as to avoid any potential spyware / crack, and then just use the key they gave you.
 
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