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post #11 of 18
Looks like this deal is if you buy a new computer with whichever operating system, you can upgrade it to vista when vista launches for $20 or so (home windows would get the home vista, pro would get the buisness vista)
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post #12 of 18
this is oem vista though remeber how u have to install it again and it onely has one license
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post #14 of 18
Vista is the devil.... Either microsoft change its EULA or I will definitely be skipping this OS...

One upgrade... then you have to re-buy vista...

One transfer to another machine... then you have to re-buy vista...

M$ has just lost their minds.

but I suppose if you get it free with XP then you could always run it and go back to XP as soon as you realize that you have to re-install...
    
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post #15 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by JBD1986
it looks to me like u get winxp, and then u get the vista UPGRADE cd, not a retail version of vista....

which means that u have to install winxp all the time and then install vista over it. :X

No, you just have to have a Windows xp key to punch in when it asks/put the disc in...

that's how it works I think...since it's totally new code.
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post #16 of 18
IMO, and this is completely off the records, if you were to just buy a copy of Windows XP, grab that coupon for Vista, and then fuggetaboutit, you could make your money back finding a buyer for your copy purchased, and use the coupon received for Vista when that particular time comes. Win:win for some, win:lose for others.
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post #17 of 18
do we have to buy the PC from a manufacturer, or can we install it on our own computers?
 
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post #18 of 18
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We can install it on our PCs. I wish I had the money...
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