Best deal on Windows 8

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Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:38 pm

I've been using Windows 8 with Start 8 by Stardock for a few months now. Start 8 pretty much solves any gripes I had with the idiocy that is Modern UI. So now that I'm happy with Windows 8 in this form I'm willing to finally get off my bum and load it onto my Desktop.

Here's the catch, I'm a tight arse. The best price I've found for Win8 Pro is newegg for $139. I would like to find any (reputable) sources that will allow me to get Win8 Pro at a lower cost with little hassle. Suggestions?

Newegg Link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832416552
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:16 am

If you still have access to a valid university email address, you can take advantage of their student price of $69.99 on Windows 8 PRO. They don't require proof that you are still actually attending your university.

I preordered Windows 7 PRO for $39.99 CAD in 2009.

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msc ... .273511300

That's the Canadian link, but you should be able to get it in US.

I got Windows 8 for $29.99 CAD the day before the price was jacked up earlier this year, knowing I would need it for my new rig that I ended up building in April.
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:01 am

Prestige Worldwide wrote:If you still have access to a valid university email address, you can take advantage of their student price of $69.99 on Windows 8 PRO. They don't require proof that you are still actually attending your university.


This listed above. Additionally if your a student and your college partners up with Microsoft's Dream spark program you can actually get Windows 8 Pro for free as well as other programs and operating systems, such as Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft Office Visio and Access.
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:49 am

Sorry Gentlemen. I'm a bit too old to be a student.
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:59 pm

But did you go to college, and if so, do you still have access to your email account?

Like I said, they don't actually check to see if you are a student, they just need a valid college email address.

There's always the option of having a friend or younger relative hook you up ;)
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:11 pm

Another advantage of dating a cheerleader. ;)
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:50 pm

Excellent first post, Psyclone! Welcome to TR, I think we're going to like having you around.
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:53 pm

Dating dating a cheerleader can have its bonuses.

But the main reason i posted was to get off of post number 666 !
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Re: Best deal on Windows 8

Postposted on Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:06 pm

Discount Mountain Software. 79.99 No tax Ships free
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