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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Quote Originally Posted by SKRigby View Post
    The upgrade assistant will ultimately allow you to simply download the ISO so you can install Windows 8 Pro under your own steam.
    However, the ISO does seem to be specific to your machine - perhaps just 32 or 64 bit variants?
    If you run it under a 32bit OS, it'll download 32bit win8 image,
    run on a 64bit OS, it'll download a 64bit image. That's the only difference AFAIK

    Also running the assistant under windows 8 will fail with "not available in your country"
    unless you run it in compatibility mode - well it did for me.


    No need to download the ISO multiple times though - I've bought lots of keys at £25 each
    - what I did was run the assitant multiple times to get keys (cancelling the download).

    The first time I downloaded the ISO, and copied it to a USB pendrive.
    Then boot/ install from that pendrive using the keys above on each PC
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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    Worse case I lose £15
    Nah, worst case is you get Windows 8.

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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Quote Originally Posted by g8ina View Post
    Nah, worst case is you get Windows 8.
    and uninstall it as if it never existed

    btw win 8 works fine on lightroom so u should be pleased with that mate

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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Guys,

    What's the latest on his. What's the cheapest way to get Win 8 up and running currently.

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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Go to Microsoft's Windows 8 site. You can still get it for £24.99 until the end of the month.
    Jon

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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Can i use a 32 bit key with a 64 bit iso, should i choose to upgrade later?

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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    Yes, I have done it myself
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    Re: How to potentially get win 8 pro for only £25

    You can get it cheaper if you get a promo-code from http://www.windowsupgradeoffer.com/, select Other PC and put other in all fields, add valid email address, put in your computer was purchased recently November - January 2013.

    Legitimate if you recently bought one, not if you have not. £10 off the upgrade amount of £25

    Use at own discretion.

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