Student Deal on Windows 7

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  1. isucyfan

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  2. pyrocyz

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    Or if you are an engineering student at Iowa state you can get it for free through the MSDNAA program...

    Lets hope that this one doesn't fall on its face.
     
  3. bos

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    7 is great so far. I use it at work and have been happy with it. Tested the hell out of it.
     
  4. cytech

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    Will have to get my sister let me borrow her e-mail address for a little bit.
     
  5. Schfinkter

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    If your a business major you get it for 9 bucks
     
  6. Icky_Mettle

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    Pro is free for MIS students. I have been running it since last week, no complaints so far.
     
  7. Is this link a download or a waiting list?
     
  8. isucyfan

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    If it's run in the same manner as the Ultimate Steal, you sign up with this link, then they send you a link in which you can choose a download of it, or physical copy for a few bucks more.
     
  9. alarson

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    damn. my isu email was working as of a couple weeks ago (i graduated in dec 07, ha), but now it isnt :(
     
  10. IcSyU

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    Did you go in and get it yet?
     
  11. Swanson10

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    Need more info on this deal.
     
  12. Cybyassociation

    Cybyassociation Well-Known Member

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    Anyone care to explain what Windows 7 is/does? I am running XP right now i believe.
     
  13. MadCy

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    Windows XP is an operating system.

    Windows 7 is a new operating system.
     
  14. Cybyassociation

    Cybyassociation Well-Known Member

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    Well I get this...but I'm talkin like Vista > 7 ? Whats new with 7? Why should I get 7 as opposed to keeping XP? If I do download it, will it erase programs/files on my computer?
     
  15. alarson

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    Anyone that uses a mac(and wont need windows 7) that still has an active iastate.edu email address wanna hook me up?
     
  16. dmclone

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    My guess is that you should stick with XP. I use Vista and have no problems but honestly XP is my favorite OS ever. I don't believe you can upgrade from xp to 7 without a re-image, which means it will erase programs/files.
     
  17. alarson

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    Yeah, but a reimage is good anyways once in awhile, even with XP.

    From my perspective, 7 has all the good things about vista, and all the good things about XP, all in one, plus a few other nice enhancements. Very fast. Id recommend anyone with XP or Vista upgrade to it.
     
  18. Cybyassociation

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    sorry for all the questions....but: does this come with the office package? or am i going to have to drop another $x to get that too?
     
  19. dmclone

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    No office
     
  20. isucyfan

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