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Cheapest place to get a legitimate Windows 10 for a new build?

129 17 November 24, 2017 at 10:48 PM
HI All

I think its time to build a new computer. Can anyone tell me where I can get a legitimate licensed Windows 10 for a new build? Is there any Black Friday type deals around?

I came across this site
ttps://www.softwaresmax.com/tech/all-categories/os/microsoft-windows-10-professional-32-bit-64-bit-editions.html?gclid=CjwKCAiAo9_QBRACEiwASknDwakwx2Ri6MjkVfJbKVUI_VxtnelnXBACKWOcmQS5W_DoEzaYteZlqRoCzfwQAvD_BwE

Its around 30 bucks but theres no guarantee that its legit.

thanks

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Second the vote for Ebay - it's really the only game in town. Pay via Paypal and receive the key code within a very short time via email. Done. I needed 2 for a client not too long ago and only paid a few bucks each.
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Second the vote for Ebay - it's really the only game in town. Pay via Paypal and receive the key code within a very short time via email. Done. I needed 2 for a client not too long ago and only paid a few bucks each.
well you installed license keys that were 100 percent not legit...
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well you installed license keys that were 100 percent not legit...

One never really knows for sure with Ebay. For Win 10, the probability is a lot higher they are not. For Windows 7, a lot of people are reselling old license keys on the cheap. There are also people with MSDN licenses that sell extra legit keys even though technically they are not supposed to.
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One never really knows for sure with Ebay. For Win 10, the probability is a lot higher they are not. For Windows 7, a lot of people are reselling old license keys on the cheap. There are also people with MSDN licenses that sell extra legit keys even though technically they are not supposed to.
exactly..and when its priced "a few bucks" its guaranteed to not be a valid license for a new system..it might work, but its not legit.
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See this: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/micro...-features/

Select something like "Onscreen Keyboard" during the install and it's still free, at least until Dec 31, 2017. (That doesn't mean the license expires on that date, just that new installs won't be free after that date).

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See this: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/micro...-features/

Select something like "Onscreen Keyboard" during the install and it's still free, at least until Dec 31, 2017. (That doesn't mean the license expires on that date, just that new installs won't be free after that date).

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its for a new build not an upgrade from 7/8
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well you installed license keys that were 100 percent not legit...
Maybe. Maybe not. The ebay seller I used has sold 1000s of them and the listing contains multiple assurances as to them being genuine valid system builder licenses sourced from authorized Microsoft partners. Good enough for me. I have to think that Microsoft and Ebay monitor this type of sale and shut down large scale counterfeiters.
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