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Windows 7: Windows Reduces Upgrade Pricing

02 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows Reduces Upgrade Pricing

Not the best deals, but like said, better than nothing.

Microsoft Drops Win 7 Upgrade Price by 35 Percent - PCWorld

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02 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195

I am rethinking of buying Ultimate for EFS...

Edit: I want to know the price of *->Ultimate!!
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02 Apr 2010   #3

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

Go to the Anytime Upgrade in the Start Menu. $129.99
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02 Apr 2010   #4

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

Technet direct is looking better everyday
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03 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

now thats not bad.... assuming the pricing structure over here in the Uk is based on the exchange rate... there is 90 difference between HP and Prof, an upgrade should only cost 40 a saving of 50
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03 Apr 2010   #6
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

Someone say "AnyTime Upgrade"? Here's a little something on that from cnet. Microsoft offering Windows 7 upgrade deals | Beyond Binary - CNET News

April 2, 2010 9:39 AM PDT

Microsoft offering Windows 7 upgrade deals

by Ina Fried

One of the Microsoft's best kept secrets, though not an intentional one, is the fact that it's quite easy to upgrade a PC from one version of Windows 7 to another.

Computers running Windows 7 have all of the features of the high-end Ultimate edition built in. A feature called Windows Anytime Upgrade lets users buy a code and unlock new features, a process that the software maker says can be done in just 10 minutes. Unfortunately, Microsoft hasn't had much luck making users aware of or interested in such upgrades.

The software maker is hoping to change that with a promotion that starts Sunday. Certain retailers will be offering those buying a new PC the opportunity to buy a discounted upgrade to a higher-end version of Windows 7. In the U.S., there are two offers, though not all retailers will be offering both.
The rest can seen at the link above.
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04 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Starter

I would be tempted to upgrade 7 Starter to Home Premium on my Eee PC netbook, but it looks like the deal is only available a.) at retailers, and b.) with the purchase of a new PC. Bummer...
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05 Apr 2010   #8
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.

This looks like a good way to make more people upgrade.
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05 Apr 2010   #9
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

It's a temptation for people to go out and buy a new pc for the additional features in the higher priced editions as well as stimuling new pc sales! Something has to regenerate a slow economy.
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05 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195

This sucks. I took a look at it, and it seems no matter where you start from, the upgrade price is the same. e.g. <previous OS> to Win 7 Ultimate @ same price currently. :/
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