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Old 02-18-2008, 02:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Was wondering where you guys get your windows or w/e OS you use. Newegg does have those vista ones for $100+ but is there a way i can get my hands on those which schools use? Im kind of cheap lol, but i just want to know my options.
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can always try for a school discounted purchase. This is more popular through colleges and universities, for a high school you may have something similar, youll have to ask around though.
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Got XP Home OEM from Newegg for $90 w/ free shipping.

Vista I "acquired."

Ubuntu I downloaded from their site (free).
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Vista I "acquired."
lol, thats what i'm trying to do. However, i'll try what ste said. I really want my own reusable copy.
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I say if you don't have any way of obtaining a copy, then just purchase it. I got xp home from a friend.
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Old 02-22-2008, 03:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Just wanted to let you guys know, i got a copy of vista ultimate. (not saying how) but im very happy how it turned out. thx for the help guys.
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How???.........................j/k
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it went *pooof* and it magically appeared as his OS:freak:
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