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Windows 7: Don't buy Windows 8 right away with Paypal.

31 Oct 2012   #71
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FuturDreamz View Post
When I was just playing it I was pretty indifferent. But after learning more I realized if I just USED it, I'll get used to it fine.

That being said, I just got a message from paypal saying the refund has been completed. I should get my money back into my account pretty soon.
Glad to hear it.

BTW I still have heard from the DreamSpark folks on my download so...


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31 Oct 2012   #72
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

I too, got the paypal "crash" after the paypal was completed. I can't "dispute" the transaction until after 11/2, per paypal. I was able to contact the 3rd party company, Arvato Digital Services via 866-254-4698. The rep that I talked to, after checking apparently with his supervisor, advised there is a global problem with paypal transactions, but they do not have any time frame for resolving it. They are supposed to call me when its fixed but I suspect I'll ultimately have to dispute the charge with paypal since Arvato does not have any record of the transaction.

The rep advised to use a credit card to purchase Win 8.

I don't really like Win 8, but I do some PC support and I know at least two of my clients that are going to upgrade to Win 8 so I need a PC with it on for support. I'll install it on my "test" PC.
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31 Oct 2012   #73
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

Dispute it. If anything it helps Avarto find the money they owe you.
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02 Nov 2012   #74
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

I filed a dispute with paypal today (the first day paypal would allow me to dispute the transaction). Within 3 hours I had the refund.
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