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I am looking to find the cheapest place to pre-order windows 7 for my laptop, as I have been ...
4th August 2009, 02:02 PM #1
Cheapest place to pre-order Windows 7??? (For home)
I am looking to find the cheapest place to pre-order windows 7 for my laptop, as I have been looking around and I am trying to find the best deal!!. I think I would go for pro as it has the XP mode unless anybody thinks it would be better to get the home edition???
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4th August 2009, 02:13 PM #2
Argos has windows 7 home premium for £49.99 delivered, which seems pretty reasonable to me. Not sure about the best place to get a pro version.
4th August 2009, 02:24 PM #3
Thanks Steve, I will have a look.
6th August 2009, 09:13 AM #4
6th August 2009, 09:49 AM #5
Would once have said that "reasonable" and "PC World" don't belong in the same sentence! Not always true now, but that price is £20 more than Argos which is quite a difference (ie 40% more expensive!)
Originally Posted by EduTech
6th August 2009, 09:54 AM #6
Suppose.. cheaper than Amazon and Play though hehe which is where i expected it to be cheaper.
6th August 2009, 10:36 AM #7
I pre-ordered my copy from play.com a couple of weeks ago for £49.99 but it has since gone up.
Originally Posted by EduTech
6th August 2009, 10:56 AM #8
Mine was £44 from Currys of all places - though prices have gone up now
14th September 2009, 10:05 PM #9
Just to resurrect this thread is there anywhere else still selling Windows 7 for under £65? Amazon seems to be the cheapest place for it just now.
I also assume if I have a laptop with the 32-bit version of Windows Vista installed I'll still be able to upgrade it to the 64-bit version of Windows 7. I realise it obviously requires a format/full re-install but I take it there's nothing stopping me from doing it?
14th September 2009, 10:15 PM #10
Yes, you can use the upgrade licence to go from pretty much any version of Vista to any version of 7, including crossing the 32-bit/64-bit divide. As you rightly state, in your case you have to go the 'custom install' route rather than it being a true in-place upgrade.
A few places are selling it a few pence cheaper, but nothing substantially less than Amazon's price AFAIK.
15th September 2009, 07:24 AM #11
Pants. Was just about to post Tesco, with a freely available voucher, £45 including delivery.
Has just expired though
(was http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/47899...-full-version/ )
15th September 2009, 11:48 AM #12
- Rep Power
Misco prices are:
Pre-order Windows 7 today from under £65 inc VAT at Misco.co.uk
Home - £56.51
Pro - £130.42
Both full versions not upgrades
2nd October 2009, 10:43 AM #13
£65.99 at Overclockers
Going to order mine later this evening
2nd October 2009, 11:15 AM #14
I've pre-ordered 3 copies from play.
2 Home Premiums (laptop and media PC) and an Ultimate. Saves a bucket load by doing it this way.
2nd October 2009, 11:36 AM #15
Mhm im considering pre-ordering ultimate for the extra features :/
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