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Ok, so if i get the retail vista how would i get the 64 bit software? Do i call MS?
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post #12 of 31
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Ok, so if i get the retail vista how would i get the 64 bit software? Do i call MS?
Yea, $10 for the 64-bit software after you purchase.
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post #13 of 31
buy the 64 bit CD, but you can call MS and they can ship you a 64-bit. it says it on the CD case
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post #14 of 31
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what do you mean "buy the 64 bit cd"? i thought u buy it from MS after
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post #15 of 31
they sell 64-bit CD's where i went to buy it.
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Really? i thought they only sell 64 bit OEM software, and you must already have XP installed
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post #17 of 31
Try going to like Office Max or Best Buy, they should have 64-bit CDs.

My local Office Max had 64-bit.

They don't sell OEM in retail stores, if it was sold in stores it would be Retail.
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post #18 of 31
You could buy both the OEM 32bit and 64bit for less then the one retail one, just so you know. PM me if you need anything, I work there.
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post #19 of 31
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I am building a new rig in future, wouldnt i need to buy http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p...728&SID=201947 since i dont have XP to install first? Or can i get something cheaper that is 64 bit
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post #20 of 31
The OEM copies are full installs. You don't need a copy of XP, that's only for the upgrade copies of Vista. Also you do not need to buy hardware with the OEM Vista's like you do wit OEM XP. All the OEM means now is that you are the system builder and can not call MS for tech support.
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