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Windows 8 upgrade $15

I did it a couple days ago and it worked. Anyone can upgrade to windows 8 for $15.

Go to https://www.windowsupgradeoffer.com,

For the Windows 7 PC purchase information

Date of purchase *Make up any date within last 2 months.

Name of retailer * Just say whatever retailer.

PC Brand *Other

PC Model * Carbide 500r

That is all it requires, no receipt verification is needed. Anyone can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99. It gives you a promo code, and you download and install from there.

Personally I am loving Windows 8 Pro. Best $14.99 I have spent in awhile.
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You people are never happy.
I like vista. It's never failed yet.
New operating systems get a bad name because they get installed on old or incompatible hardware.
If you have a powerful enough cpu and lots of ram, W8 will work.
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LOL! you paid for softwear, lol.

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You people are never happy.
I like vista. It's never failed yet.
New operating systems get a bad name because they get installed on old or incompatible hardware.
If you have a powerful enough cpu and lots of ram, W8 will work.
I'm not complaining- i love windows 8. I've upgraded mine and several family/friends pcs with this promo. The tool scan your PC to see if you have the minimum stats required for so it won't install if you don't. The only issue i faced when i upgraded was having no sound. My RealTek drivers were out of date- easy enough fix.

It runs fine on my 1GB DDR2 RAM, Pentium D PC- i'm only upgrading the ram to 2GB (max) because it's cheap but not really necessary. You don't need 8GB DDR3 to run it. My labtop is an i7 and has 8GB DDR3 and all I could really do more on the labtop is have more windows running at the same time.
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I'm not complaining- i love windows 8. I've upgraded mine and several family/friends pcs with this promo. The tool scan your PC to see if you have the minimum stats required for so it won't install if you don't. The only issue i faced when i upgraded was having no sound. My RealTek drivers were out of date- easy enough fix.

It runs fine on my 1GB DDR2 RAM, Pentium D PC- i'm only upgrading the ram to 2GB (max) because it's cheap but not really necessary. You don't need 8GB DDR3 to run it. My labtop is an i7 and has 8GB DDR3 and all I could really do more on the labtop is have more windows running at the same time.
I used to update every two years, but now I run a computer until it becomes too slow or crashes too often.
I'm still using my intel duo E8500 3.16gig GHz cpu, with 4 gig of ram and a videocard with display port, the best interface I've used.

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I'm not complaining- i love windows 8. I've upgraded mine and several family/friends pcs with this promo. The tool scan your PC to see if you have the minimum stats required for so it won't install if you don't. The only issue i faced when i upgraded was having no sound. My RealTek drivers were out of date- easy enough fix.

It runs fine on my 1GB DDR2 RAM, Pentium D PC- i'm only upgrading the ram to 2GB (max) because it's cheap but not really necessary. You don't need 8GB DDR3 to run it. My labtop is an i7 and has 8GB DDR3 and all I could really do more on the labtop is have more windows running at the same time.
LOL! you paid for softwear, lol.

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LOL! you paid for softwear, lol.
._. tell me how to get it free
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You people are never happy.
I like vista. It's never failed yet.
New operating systems get a bad name because they get installed on old or incompatible hardware.
If you have a powerful enough cpu and lots of ram, W8 will work.
Same here, in fact there is very little that separates Vista and Win 7, which I now have only because my old Vista PC took a dump. IMHO, unless it is absolutely necessary, changing OS's is one of the more senseless exercises I can conceive. Almost no good can come of it, and all manner of bad.
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Same here, in fact there is very little that separates Vista and Win 7, which I now have only because my old Vista PC took a dump. IMHO, unless it is absolutely necessary, changing OS's is one of the more senseless exercises I can conceive. Almost no good can come of it, and all manner of bad.
Microsoft officially drops support for XP in April 2014, essentially forcing us with old PCs to dump them or upgrade.
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