how to get cheap vista?

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  1. Lstrk

    Lstrk Like a picture set on freeze frame..

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    i just built a comp and wanted to install vista on it

    where can i get cheap vista?

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    is there any important difference between home premium and business?
     
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  2. JaJae

    JaJae New Member

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    You could have gotten an oem copy fairly cheap when you bought your computer components.
     
  3. Lstrk

    Lstrk Like a picture set on freeze frame..

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    whats the difference between the oem versions? newegg sells the oem pack for about 112 for home premium
     
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    You don't get the fancy package, and you can't use it on any other computer in the future. Go OEM unless you replace your computer a lot.
     
  5. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    sign up for a class at your local community college
    get a student ID card
    go to school bookstore and purchase Vista at ridiculous price
    drop class
    ????
    profit
     
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    business doesnt have windows media center built in
    home premium doesnt have remote desktop connection

    which of those 2 are you more likely to use?
     
  7. jordanh

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    Another thing about the OEM package is you do not get support of any kind, so you can't call Microsoft if you have a problem.
     
  8. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    the microsoft company store or get a student to get you one.

    i think a full copy is $45 at the MS store
     
  9. Chris

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    where is this company store you speak of?
     
  10. Lstrk

    Lstrk Like a picture set on freeze frame..

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    yes where is tis company store
     
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    Kieffer87 Orly OT Supporter

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    I get Vista Business for $35 through school.
     
  13. Maffy29

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    I thought it had the Remote Desktop app, but you can't remote to it?
     
  14. Lstrk

    Lstrk Like a picture set on freeze frame..

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    i can get a vista ultimate for 150.. talk me in/out of me buying it
     
  15. Lstrk

    Lstrk Like a picture set on freeze frame..

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    and wouldn't everyone eventually upgrade to vista sooner or later
     
  16. jordanh

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    I'm not getting it anytime soon simply because it is so resource intensive. Even the high end machines I have seen take forever to load and run slow compared to their XP counterparts.
     
  17. CyberBullets

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    No vista here, but I am looking for to leopard! :wiggle:
     
  18. Lstrk

    Lstrk Like a picture set on freeze frame..

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    i heard about windows 7? due in 2010?
     
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