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Windows 7: Windows 7 free upgrade for vista users

06 Oct 2009   #11
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

thanks for the replys guys, looks like i'll be missing out on this


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06 Oct 2009   #12
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I just signed up for the free upgrade that came with my wife's new HP laptop, and it didn't cost a thing, even for shipping. I could certainly see them charging a small amount for shipping, but c'mon...it's 2009...who doesn't have a credit card? Are you still under the belief that all credit cards are evil? One of the easiest ways to build good credit is to use a credit card occasionally, and pay it off. If you still won't go that route, add in a bank account to PayPal.
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23 Oct 2009   #13
vakhocapr

Windows 7 X64
 
 

If promo action says that upgrade is free, it must be free. One thing, promo action was from Microsoft. Why I have to receive upgrade from any other manufacturer, Asus, Hp, Toshiba???
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23 Oct 2009   #14
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

That's how OEM licenses work...always have. An OEM license is fully supported by the OEM, not Microsoft.
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23 Oct 2009   #15
dnavarrojr

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Dell is shipping out the discs and keys for free (if you qualify).
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24 Oct 2009   #16
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
I just signed up for the free upgrade that came with my wife's new HP laptop, and it didn't cost a thing, even for shipping. I could certainly see them charging a small amount for shipping, but c'mon...it's 2009...who doesn't have a credit card? Are you still under the belief that all credit cards are evil? One of the easiest ways to build good credit is to use a credit card occasionally, and pay it off. If you still won't go that route, add in a bank account to PayPal.
I myself am not under the belief that credit cards are evil. My parents are under the belief. And i cant use paypal because it says on HP's website that they only accept paypal in Germany amd two other countries.

Can u give me the link from which u signed up?
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24 Oct 2009   #17
brummyfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DaRonRon View Post
So my brother got a new vista laptop recently and it came with a paper saying he can upgrade to Windows 7 for free.
So i go on HP's site (he got a pavilion), and i come across the page where i place my order. But then i find this:



It says it costs 30 euros! I thought it was meant to be free!? 30 euros isnt much anyway but thats not the problem, my problem is also that i cant pay online becuase i dont have paypal or a credit card!

Isnt it meant to be free? Or is that the shipping cost?
I think that when you fill up your serial number and product number the amount will turn to zero, it's only a guess but it should be free upgrade as you have got that in writing and you shouldn't give up too soon.
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24 Oct 2009   #18
noyb

XP MCE .... XP Pro 64 .... W7 U x64
 
 

Since it asked for the HP model ...
I'm wondering if that's the HP version for your computer that will include the HP supplied applications, drivers .. etc ??.
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24 Oct 2009   #19
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DaRonRon View Post
So my brother got a new vista laptop recently and it came with a paper saying he can upgrade to Windows 7 for free.
So i go on HP's site (he got a pavilion), and i come across the page where i place my order. But then i find this:



It says it costs 30 euros! I thought it was meant to be free!? 30 euros isnt much anyway but thats not the problem, my problem is also that i cant pay online becuase i dont have paypal or a credit card!

Isnt it meant to be free? Or is that the shipping cost?
I think that when you fill up your serial number and product number the amount will turn to zero, it's only a guess but it should be free upgrade as you have got that in writing and you shouldn't give up too soon.
after i fill in my address details, it then asks me for my credit card number so i cant go any forward
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25 Oct 2009   #20
brummyfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

In that case, talk to the HP customer service and if they can not solve it for you over the phone,take a photocopy of the written evidence and send it to the "Customer Service Manager"and you will get a disc to upgrade with a letter saying how sorry they were for your inconvenience.
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