Windows 8.1 to Windows 10

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I would like to buy Windows 10 but I am using Win 8.1 cracked version temporarily. Which version do I need to buy? I can't buy the upgrade kit versions right? Can anyone give me a link please?

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I would like to buy Windows 10 but I am using Win 8.1 cracked version temporarily. Which version do I need to buy? I can't buy the upgrade kit versions right? Can anyone give me a link please?

Thanks.
Whichever version you would like. As for a link, it is up to you who you want to use. But the price is set by Microsoft to be $99, regardless if it is Home, Pro or the USB thumb drive to install. Newegg and others sell the OEM version. I use Newegg a lot for stuff that I can not get cheaper on Amazon or CDW.
 

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I thought Home was $119 and Pro was $199. That's what Amazon is selling it for.
 

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It depends on what you are buying. Retail is always going to be higher than OEM. Same as Pro vs. Home, what I am seeing now. $99..99 for Home, 139.99 for Pro now. Last weekend they had Pro set at $99.99 before the launch.

The other night when I looked at Newegg, I swore it was set the same for both. Then again, I was dealing with only four hours of sleep after dealing with the upgrade to 10, causing headaches and having to reinstall the Windows 8.1 image I had.

Microsoft needs to allow Vista machines to get the free upgrade, since the majority of those systems are Intel Core2 Duo, or AMD like CPU's. I ended up loading my test box with Xubuntu, instead of staying with the Insider for 10 on that machine. Makes my life a little easier when I am doing stuff that I need both OS's at the same time.
 

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