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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post

And you at least hold the proper licensing. It's all about the papers, not the process.

According to Microsoft it is about both. I wish Microsoft had a thing where I could tell them the cd key of my old Windows and they would take my new upgrade key and change it to full.
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I guess, even if the key was denied after 6 months, 6 months of photoshop for $30 is a pretty good deal.
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Originally Posted by BillOhio View Post

I guess, even if the key was denied after 6 months, 6 months of photoshop for $30 is a pretty good deal.

Except that I paid $250 smile.gif

No worries, was refunded in full...but it took some effort.
post #34 of 37
There are several work arounds for using "upgrade" versions to do full installs, id post a link but I'm on my phone and too lazy, just google it, done it a bunch
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post #35 of 37
Man I still find it hard to believe this is legit.

I mean look at this
https://wholesalesoftwareprovider.com/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=28

Why would anyone sell software for $99.00 if they could sell it for $1000.00. I mean if you offer 50% discount, people will buy it. But these guys offer 90% discounts on pretty much every piece of software.

It's tempting but no, something is not right here.
Edited by Sevada88 - 3/29/12 at 2:49am
post #36 of 37
Ive bought from them before (several times) with no problems (our problems which remedied quickly)

Then I found out what they are doing.

They get licenced from companies that have a group licence (one number for 100 our more computers) and then sell it to you and hope the company never uses all of them

Its illegal and wrong

Though cheap

The old adage if it sounds too good to be true it probabally is, applies here
Edited by Jim888 - 3/29/12 at 5:08am
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What most people don't know is that the key on the bottom of your laptop has probably never been used. OEM's use a single key on multiple computers to make installing windows on thousands of computers easier. If you were to check your key with something like magic jelly bean then you will probably notice that the key is totally different then the on the bottom of your laptop. Manufactures are required to give you a valid key, but that doesn't mean that the one being used. I have yet to see a OEM PC using the product key thats was on the side of the machine.
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