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where to Buy Windows 8.1 Key


TechnoMage

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#2
You're bordering on Breaking the Forum rules, against Hacks, Cracks and Software Piracy or even the discussion of the same.

The best way to get a LEGAL key, is to buy the OS. Sorry about that!
I'm not even a moderator here, but to stay legal, we all have to abide by the rules.

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broe23

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newegg.com
 

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broe23

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You're bordering on Breaking the Forum rules, against Hacks, Cracks and Software Piracy or even the discussion of the same.

The best way to get a LEGAL key, is to buy the OS. Sorry about that!
I'm not even a moderator here, but to stay legal, we all have to abide by the rules.

Happy Holidays!

:cool:
You do not have to buy the OS. They just need to buy the key, which is going to vary on whether they are a student and able to get it cheaper then what a consumer would pay for it.
 

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Mark Phelps

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As broe23 indicated, if you can purchase a Student version, that will cost a lot less than the regular price, which is around $100 USD.

But, be careful about being tempted for prices a lot lower than that, because those are likely to be pirated MSDN or TechNet licenses, and those will either expire or have already been blacklisted by MS.
 

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broe23

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Mark Ultimatesteal.com is not much different than newegg. But it is worth it if you need the extra license.

Also Microsoft's HUP is great for getting Office on the cheap.
 

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