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  1.    16 Apr 2015 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ 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.    16 Apr 2015 #22
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ 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.    16 Apr 2015 #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona 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.    16 Apr 2015 #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ 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.    16 Apr 2015 #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona 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.    16 Apr 2015 #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona 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.    20 Apr 2015 #27
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    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 $$ each and you get a hard copy.
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  8.    20 Apr 2015 #28
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    Quote Originally Posted by besb View Post
    Another distribution guess for new home built PC's.
    Download to a micro SD card via smartphone/tablet on wifi.
    There must be millions of android devices out there
    USB card readers are a few $$ 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.    20 Apr 2015 #29
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    Quote Originally Posted by besb 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.    20 Apr 2015 #30
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    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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