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Originally Posted by Kilzon View Post

Yep, conflicting information abounds, from Microsoft and it's partners. This is the reason for the majority of my frustration. Why don't they make it easier for us (custom PC builders, modders, etc..)! We're the dang people that are going to be buying Windows 8 at reatil for Pete's sake! Do you think my grandmother is going to be upgrading her machine to Windows 8? Not a chance, lol.

Ok, this site seems to clear up some of my confusion. http://www.microsoft.com/OEM/en/licensing/sblicensing/Pages/personal-use-lic
ense.aspx#fbid=Vv_T7naA4vS
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Use of OEM System Builder software for Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro is subject to the following licensing terms:

System Builder product may be used:

•As the operating system on a PC you build for personal use.
•As an operating system running either on a local virtual machine or as an additional operating system in a separate partition.
post #42 of 46
$14.99 upgrade can be clean installed too, lol biggrin.gif
post #43 of 46
well just did a clean install of windows 8 using the $14.99 upgrade

put it on a usb, installed and it's been activated.
post #44 of 46
Should I buy Windows 8 or its not worth it??


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Edited by KaRLiToS - 10/27/12 at 9:11am
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post #45 of 46
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

Should I buy Windows 8 or its not worth it??
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Only you can make such a determination. You can download a 90 free trial, though. You may want to give that a try if you are seriously considering upgrading.

I would like to say, I am very happy with Windows 8.
 
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post #46 of 46
Can I buy 2 copies of Windows 8 for $15 each, use one copy to replace my current Win7, and have the other as a future spare OS?

At the beggining of the day I would have a Win7 PC with $30 in my wallet..
At the end of the day I would have a Win8 PC with an empty wallet but a Win7+Win8 serial key?

just making sure
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