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Cheapest way to get a Windows 7 licence?

post #1 of 14
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Title says it all. I just need the keys really... I do have two PC's to install it on though, so it would have to one of those kind of licences, not a single use.

How and where is the cheapest way to get one?
post #2 of 14
i believe student license for your college/school will be the cheapest. not sure though.
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Yeh I'm an old man and know of nobody in the education system unfortunately, it'll have to be some online store probably.
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Newegg has them for $90 I believe. I wouldn't go cheaper than that though.
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Originally Posted by cloudbyday View Post

Newegg has them for $90 I believe. I wouldn't go cheaper than that though.

Anywhere reputable that would be willing to just email the keys? Also I do need a licence that I can install on two machines, not just one...
post #6 of 14
Think the only thing that you can install on 2 machines is gonna be a volume licensing setup and that is gonna cost a bunch. Better off just buying 2 OEM copies and call it a day. Newegg would be my first choice. Possibly you could go to a local computer store and have them sell you 2 keys from their volume license? Don't know if they can do that.

In regards to price you won't really find much cheaper for legitimate keys. The cost of the copy is for the key itself, the disc is all but worthless. Any cheaper than OEM's and you are likely buying pirated. At least as far as I know of.
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Originally Posted by Sannakji View Post

What about this, is this not a multi-use licence?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002DHGMK0/ref=pe_238260_29836660_email_1p_0_ti

Nope just one licence.
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Why is it a hundred more expensive then a system builder then?
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Originally Posted by Sannakji View Post

Anywhere reputable that would be willing to just email the keys? Also I do need a licence that I can install on two machines, not just one...

There used to be this: http://www.microsoft.com/uk/windows/offers/windows-7-family-pack.aspx

This was around the 2009 era. Basically Windows 7 Home Premium for three computers. But MS has long since pulled the plug on this.

If you want just one license for two computer, you'll have to go the volume license route, which is NOT cheap at all.

Best bet would be these offers:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Microsoft-Windows-7-Home-Premium-64-Bit-Edition-with-Service-Pack-GFC-02050/19581740
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Originally Posted by Sannakji View Post

Why is it a hundred more expensive then a system builder then?

Because it's a full retail copy. It does not need a previous O.S. and you can re-install it several times unlike OEM versions that are tied down to one computer once installed.
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