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|11-26-2012 11:44 AM|
|11-19-2012 08:51 PM|
|cisengineer||Got my credit AND my cart that I was waiting for the code for dropped in price $30 today too! Super slick! BTW - The Foxconn SFF 1155 Socket Barebone is out of stock but reduced to $59 . (Select Amazon as the seller on the right hand side).|
|11-19-2012 08:29 PM|
|coffeeduck||confirming $30 credit email. not sure if you can break it into several orders though. don't have anything i need to purchase ... yet|
|11-19-2012 07:23 PM|
|scooch||got my $30 credit email|
|11-19-2012 06:03 PM|
|lbwarped||Check your e-mails! Just got my credit tonight!|
|11-17-2012 06:12 AM|
hopefully we all get this on the 23, in time for BF! if not, oh well... as long as we still get that credit.
|11-14-2012 08:09 AM|
|scrapplejoe||anyone get their $30 credit yet?|
|11-10-2012 02:42 PM|
|lbwarped||After contacting Amazon chat today, I'm somewhat confident we will have the promotional credit on Black Friday, which is 30 days after October 24th, the date my order shipped. The agent said I "should" be receiving the credit on November 23rd. Time will tell...|
|10-31-2012 07:09 AM|
I installed this over the weekend and got to play with it the past couple of days (thanks Sandy for the days off, but keeping the lights on). I have to say overall I like it, a lot. I've currently have 3 copies running (desktop, laptop, and htpc). So far the best experience has been on my desktop (4 monitors set up), I have the metro (or whatever Microsoft calls it these days) interface on one side and the desktop on the 3 monitors in portrait mode. Boot times are notably faster on all the computers as well as general performance. The live updates are actually pretty nice and sync well with my Google account (saves me from having chrome constantly open with gmail and having Chrome devour my free RAM.
The new interface does take some getting used to, but I'm already picking it up pretty fast. The search feature is notably improved from 7 (which was already great). Just press the window button to pull up the tile display and type, it'll instantly pull up all relevant results. You can ignore the tiles if you want, but I kind of like them. The tiles really work well on the HTPC (much easier to click on than icons with a handheld keyboard). I know some people are going to vehemently disagree and say Windows 8 is awful, but I thought I'd give everybody my $.02 and say I like it, and for $15 or $40, I say its money well spent.
|10-29-2012 10:41 AM|
Are you missing the old Start Menu in Windows 8? Viva Start Menu has the solution! Just download our free software to bring back your start menu. We also include a shortcut to the new modern desktop and lots of options to customize the start menu.
|10-29-2012 10:29 AM|
|weaver145||look for a $1 credit from amazon under their price guarantee. not much but I think all of us would stoop to pick up a dollar bill if we saw one on the ground|
|10-28-2012 03:05 PM|
|magnovox00||If i get windows 8 now, i can get media center now until Jan 1, but if i get windows 8 now but not install media center until after jan 1, can i still get media center free, meaning do i have to install media center now to keep it. I know i can get key, but i dont know about the media center app? Anyone know?|
|10-28-2012 12:35 AM|
|10-28-2012 12:14 AM|
This has been done in past promos.
Like rebates, they hope you forget about it.
Also, like rebates, there's a time limit to when you have to use the credit.
|10-27-2012 10:38 PM|
This is showing up on most College Tech Sites that I have checked:
DO NOT UPGRADE A WAKE FOREST-OWNED THINKPAD TO WINDOWS 8
Microsoft released its latest version of Windows on October 26th. Wake Forest University is currently testing Windows 8 and urges our users not to upgrade for the following reasons:
- Upgrading a Wake Forest-owned ThinkPad to Windows 8 is not compatible with Windows 7 Enterprise used by Wake Forest.
- Installing Windows 8 on a Wake Forest-owned ThinkPad will delete the software load and may result in the loss of personal data.
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