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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,640
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Apr 2015 #21

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    If I build my next PC and want a copy of the OS.. I would have to get a DVD copy.. wouldn't I??
    Either that or download a copy using your current PC and buy the license key.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,640
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Apr 2015 #22

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I for one don't know someone with internet access that I can download an ISO.. so I would need to purchase a DVD.
    Years ago, Jeff, I got into the situation that I couldn't download a copy of my OS. I had a friend write it to DVD (or CD; can't remember) and mail it to me. I'm pretty sure someone here would do the same.
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  3. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       16 Apr 2015 #23

    Wynona said: View Post
    Years ago, Jeff, I got into the situation that I couldn't download a copy of my OS. I had a friend write it to DVD (or CD; can't remember) and mail it to me. I'm pretty sure someone here would do the same.
    I'm sure.. but I still would rather buy a copy.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,640
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Apr 2015 #24

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I'm sure.. but I still would rather buy a copy.
    Oh, you'd have to buy the license. That is if you weren't "clean installing" the update from 7 or 8.1.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       16 Apr 2015 #25

    Wynona said: View Post
    Oh, you'd have to buy the license. That is if you weren't "clean installing" the update from 7 or 8.1.
    I wouldn't mind doing that so I can transfer the copy from PC to PC.
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  6. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,431
    Windows 10 Pro
       16 Apr 2015 #26

    Wynona said: View Post
    Years ago, Jeff, I got into the situation that I couldn't download a copy of my OS. I had a friend write it to DVD (or CD; can't remember) and mail it to me. I'm pretty sure someone here would do the same.
    Maybe for a few members. I doubt anyone would do it for the thousands or more people who can't download Windows 10.
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  7. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 99
    xp w7 w8.1 linux
       20 Apr 2015 #27

    Another distribution guess for new home built PC's.
    Download to a micro SD card via smartphone/tablet on wifi.
    There must be millions of android devices out there
    USB card readers are a few $$ each and you get a hard copy.
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Apr 2015 #28

    besb said: View Post
    Another distribution guess for new home built PC's.
    Download to a micro SD card via smartphone/tablet on wifi.
    There must be millions of android devices out there
    USB card readers are a few $$ each and you get a hard copy.
    That's assuming that people have the ability to download via android. I don't and I would need the DVD.
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  9. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,431
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Apr 2015 #29

    besb said: View Post
    Another distribution guess for new home built PC's.
    Download to a micro SD card via smartphone/tablet on wifi.
    There must be millions of android devices out there
    USB card readers are a few $$ each and you get a hard copy.
    I would have to go way over my data limit if I did it with my smartphone.
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  10. Joined : Apr 2015
    California
    Posts : 362
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Apr 2015 #30

    Chrome OS is free. Android OS is free. Apple IOS is free. Various flavors of Linux are free. Is there really a market for a paid home operating system in the future? Look at how the others are distributed. Microsoft will have to do the same to survive. They have serious competition now.
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