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Windows 7: Windows 7 Family Pack Question

23 Oct 2009   #11

Win 7 Pro 64 Bit

Yes...would be nice to know if the Family pack came with the standard retail installer that includes 32 and 64 bit installers. I would also like to know if it allows transfer (unlike the OEM versions). That said, what I have read implies that it supports both 32 and 64 bit...and I suspect that it also supports transfer since it is not an OEM product.

Regardless, at $150, it's a bargain...but at $124.46, it's a steal...and that is its price at my local Sam's Club as of today...and according to their web site, it's in stock and available for pickup.

Man, if I didn't get the student deal, I would buy this in a heartbeat...even if I only needed one license. It's only marginally more expensive than OEM...and OEM is non-transferable *and* requires you to choose either a 32 bit or 64 bit product. Heck, you could even eBay the one or two license keys that you don't need.

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23 Oct 2009   #12

Windows 7 32 bit

Remote desktop is of no interest to me. I might want to stream media from my HTPC, but I understand that HP has that capability built-in.

I might need to run a virtual XP machine on one of the PCs, but for that I am going to use VMware. I was not terribly impressed with XP Mode.
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