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Windows 8 - $15

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  • Started 1 year ago by Sarris
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Sarris
Sarris
Posts: 189

Wow... They really are going to shove W8 on us in a major way.

Windows 8 - $15

Posted 1 year ago
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owen123
owen123
Posts: 800

Good find

But you still have to pay for add ons like media center which is a bit of a joke, but in saying that i don't really use it, even on my XP Media Center Edition PC

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

A few months before Win7 was shipped, you got the upgrade from Vista for free. They are trying to make a buck with everything.

Posted 1 year ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Corporations Are People Too !! :)

Posted 1 year ago
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youknowita
youknowita
Posts: 360

i like windows 7

Posted 1 year ago
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ispalten
ispalten
Posts: 6259

This isn't for everyone though. You still have to buy a NEW PC. If W8 remains tied to a Touch Screen and a keyboard and mouse is a secondary input mechanism, that new computer will come with a touch screen. When W7 was in its final stages, PC Makers, via MS, provided W7 for FREE in most cases, just so one would not put off buying a computer until W7 released (and during Vista final stages too). If you take this into account, the price went UP.

Irv S.

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Right Irv. They found a new gold mine. A few million times $15 is a handsome sum.

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

Hey! If it weren't for companies making money and paying Taxes, and hiring people, who pay Social Security, how would i get my check every Month???

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Yeah, this may hurt Builders.

If one Builds a New Machine and Loads it up with their existing Windows 7, how are they going prove they Built a new machine during the the time frame unless MS excepts proof of purchase E-mails from parts houses such as newegg, Tiger, Etc..... ??????

As usual, "bend over and grab your ankles" as here comes MS again.

Rick P.

Posted 1 year ago
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Sarris
Sarris
Posts: 189

Rick, it's called the BIG BOHICA ................. Bend Over Here It Comes Again.

Posted 1 year ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

BOHICA is The Correct Military Term. (LOL) (LOL) :) :)

Yeah, my old HTG bohica account password doesn't reset any more. :( :(

@Xhi comment above.

Companies and Rich Folk don't pay NO taxes; thats why we're in the fix we are in.

Rick P.

Posted 1 year ago
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Westmoreland
Posts: 10

i use XP all the time, seems that i need to change my OP and try some new things. i have fallen far behind.

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

@Rick: Well someone is paying me and it isn't the 50% of folks that pay no taxes at all. Nor the 16% of deadbeats entering their 3rd year on the dole .

Posted 1 year ago
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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
Posts: 160

@Westmoreland: XP is and always will be better than Vista because vista was a straight up piece of garbage windows 7 is what vista should have been

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

DOS 4, Windows ME and Vista are considered by most MS followers to have been "major fumbles" in the evolution of Microsoft operating systems. That's really not a bad batting average considering the total number of products MS has introduced over the years.

Rick P.

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