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How much would it cost to buy a Windows Vista 64-bit?
Also, where would you buy it?
What's the difference between Windows Ultimate, Windows Home, Windows Premium, and Windows Business?
    
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You can get it here.
http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCateg...rating-Systems
Which one do you want?
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If you have access to Vista 32Bit you can upgrade on microsoft's website for $10
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i've seen 64-bit HP dip in and around $100 for a while now
    
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If you are student you are eligible for discounts.
    
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Where could I get the discounts?
    
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For my school there is a page on their website that shows all the software they have available for students to buy at a discount. They have Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Upgrade listed for $89.00. I'm thinking about buying it, but the description is kinda vague and I can't figure out if it only works if you upgrade FROM XP or stand alone.
http://wiscsoftware.wisc.edu/wisc/pr...25#description
Anyone got any input?
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post #8 of 13
Newegg is prolly your best bet. keep in mind that OEM means you'll only be able to install on one comp, retail means you have the option of installing on a second computer (like if your motherboard breaks on you) and you'll be able to use microsoft for support.

http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCateg...rating-Systems

As for the question of which you should get, if you want a good answer you should post what you do/are planning on doing with the operating system.

Or for a basic discription of what they include:

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...2068721,00.asp
Edited by Malisk - 6/19/08 at 1:30pm
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post #9 of 13
I would get Premium. Ultimate is just too expensive. If you get Vista, get 64-bit.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116204
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post #10 of 13
What's the difference AMONG, not "between," the four. Between is for 2 things, among is for 3 or more.

This information has been out for a long time, now...

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...ns/choose.mspx

Personally, I wouldn't get anything but the full version, but I also wouldn't pay that kind of money... Try to find some m$ programs that'll get it to you free or discounted.
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