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Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

If you are planning to upgrade your OS you may want to read this:
  1. Go to https://www.windowsupgradeoffer.com
  2. Choose your country
  3. Press Next Button
  4. Enter your personal information
  5. Date of purchase *Enter ANY date within last 2 months.
  6. Name of retailer * Just say whatever retailer.
  7. PC Brand *HP (any other will also work)
  8. PC Model *dv6 (any other will also work)
That is all it requires, no receipt verification is needed. Anyone can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for 17.95 CHF. You will receive an email with a promo code, and you download and install from there.

For a limited time you can get Windows 8 Media Center Pack for FREE, you will need it to play DVDs ect. Just follow the link http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w.../feature-packs

Enjoy!
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Old 10.01.2013, 15:47
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

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What's enjoyable about using Windows 8?

They would have to pay me $$$$ to use Windows 8 ...

Microsoft must be really desperate.
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

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They would have to pay me $$$$ to use Windows 8 ...

Microsoft must be really desperate.
Must agree on that !
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Old 08.02.2013, 11:13
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

Come on. It's not SO bad. Vista was the worse -- it was truly painful to use.

Actually, I found 8 runs better than 7 or XP on my antiquated computer.

Also, check if your former university has licenses for sale for alumni. I know at Univ. of Toronto, for $20 CAD, you can get 3 licenses for Win 8 if you're a student or new grad.
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

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What's enjoyable about using Windows 8?

They would have to pay me $$$$ to use Windows 8 ...

Microsoft must be really desperate.
faster, smarter.......... but there're still a couple of bugs...
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Old 11.02.2013, 18:18
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

many thanks. great post and it works
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

Can you get it in English if you are in Switzerland?

From what I can see, this also seems to work only from Windows 7...am I mistaken?

Thanks!

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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

Can I upgrade this way from Windows 7 ?
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Yup

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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

Thanks it worked well for me on my win 7.will set it up later
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

This is a repeat of a previous thread. Someone will be along to apprehend you shortly
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

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Thanks it worked well for me on my win 7.will set it up later
I really, really wouldn't upgrade from Win7 to Win8 yet. Wait for a service pack or two at least.
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What are you trying to say about it being a repeat. I have never repeated my posts
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What are you trying to say about it being a repeat. I have never repeated my posts
He was referring to the thread starter, not to you.
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Thanks for the explanation
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

Well I find windows 8 great. You simply don't know what you are missing. There are people who are scared of change. But it's not your fault-don't worry.
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

Well I bought it last year for 30 Franks without having to first have bought a PC with Windows 7. It was special price-now I think you cannot get this anymore
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If you are planning to upgrade your OS you may want to read this:
  1. Go to https://www.windowsupgradeoffer.com
  2. Choose your country
  3. Press Next Button
  4. Enter your personal information
  5. Date of purchase *Enter ANY date within last 2 months.
  6. Name of retailer * Just say whatever retailer.
  7. PC Brand *HP (any other will also work)
  8. PC Model *dv6 (any other will also work)
That is all it requires, no receipt verification is needed. Anyone can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for 17.95 CHF. You will receive an email with a promo code, and you download and install from there.

For a limited time you can get Windows 8 Media Center Pack for FREE, you will need it to play DVDs ect. Just follow the link http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w.../feature-packs

Enjoy!
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Old 24.02.2013, 21:07
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

I thought that windows 8 only worked well on a touchscreen
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

No it works just as well with mouse.
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Re: Tip how to buy Windows 8 Pro for only 17.95 CHF

After many months of trying Windows 8, I now can no longer log in with a PIN number. I have not forgotten it and can even delete it but it refuses to create a new one saying "please try again later". If you tried to use the PIN it froze for ever.

Seems I'm not alone

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...f-a2524b943963
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