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    Site legal? anyone know of it?

    Been looking for a copy of windows 7 ultimate for my new PC build and stumbled across this site...

    windows7key-windows8key.co.uk

    seems a bit dodgy to me.
    Has anyone heard of it before, or know where it stands as far as legality is concerned?

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    Looks dodgy to me wouldn't trust it:

    Domain name:
    windows7key-windows8key.co.uk

    Ben
    Last edited by Dos_Box; 13th February 2012 at 02:06 PM.

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    That's what I was thinking, just wanted a second opinion and to make people aware of it.

    Cheers

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    I've submitted the details to Microsoft asking if this is legit.

    TBH, the "It's too good to be true" alarm is sounding though.

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    click the follow on twitter or facebook links and they just point to twitter or facebook, not an actual group.

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    Looks illegal as they come.

    They have switch and solo logos to, even though they haven't existed for ages. There is no details on the contact us, not even an email address.

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    I wouldn't be too concerned about the domain name registratant, as it may simply be a new start-up business. I've known a few start-up businesses that started up from someone's home.

    However this is what set alarm bells: Windows 7 Enterprise.

    Window 7 Enterprise, unlike Ultimate, to my knowledge is only available to organisations who go for volume licensing, and is not available to Joe Public.

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    Most likely that they'd be technet keys for that price. Lowest price I could get a Win 7 Ultimate key is £35 and that is if I buy over 100 copies of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Looks dodgy to me wouldn't trust it:

    Domain name:
    windows7key-windows8key.co.uk

    Ben
    If Jonny pops over, make sure he reads this: Nominet - Opt Out

    At least make Microsoft work for they're money
    Last edited by Dos_Box; 13th February 2012 at 02:07 PM.

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    Looks like it has been removed now. There is another site which sells cheap win 7 that is also legit, Student discounts, deals & offers for premium software in UK although this is until end March only.

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