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    $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    Is this legitimate???? We have a laptop that qualifies as far as date of purchase, etc. Anybody have any success with this???



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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    I'm nervous as Windows 7 is more than enough for me... looks like 8 is more focused on tablet/mobile end users than PC

    I'm going to hold off




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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    Yes, the deal is real.

    I'll be sticking with W7 though.




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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    Sorry, this might be a dumb question, but would you be able to uninstall it if you don't like it? Or do you need the disc to do that??



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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    Unless you have a touchscreen or tablet, I'd recommend you don't go the Windows 8 route.



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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    I updated my laptop yesterday to Windows 8. It's going to take a few weeks to get use to it but I think it will be ok. One thing I really like is that it really starts fast.



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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    Quote Originally Posted by bobh33 View Post
    Is this legitimate???? We have a laptop that qualifies as far as date of purchase, etc. Anybody have any success with this???
    I'll probably hold off also but I got this email offer for Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 (download only):

    Buy Windows - Microsoft Windows




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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    I'm too used to using my mouse for everything and Windows 8 makes it a pain in the *** to use your mouse so I'll stick with 7 for a bit longer.



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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I'm too used to using my mouse for everything and Windows 8 makes it a pain in the *** to use your mouse so I'll stick with 7 for a bit longer.
    In the same boat here. I'll hold out for a bit to see how 8 pans out.



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    Re: $15 Windows 8 Upgrade Deal???????

    For those that have or will upgrade and want a traditional "Start menu"

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