New Board

For refugees from MyWay and Tek Board II, and for anyone else wishing to participate.



    Posts : 70
    Join date : 2016-08-28
    Location : London. UK


    Post  manson on Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:21 am

    Found this about W10 upgrade.

    The free Windows 10 upgrade offer is finally over, and Microsoft will stop harassing Windows 7 and 8.1 users 
    with misleading upgrade popups. But Windows 7 and 8.1 aren't done for. They're both solid operating systems 
    that Microsoft will be officially supporting for years to come. 

    However apparently you can still get it for free so this article says.
    So if you're thinking of upgrading to W10 you probably need to be quick before they close this loophole and then 
    you'll have to pay.


    Re: munchkin72gloria

    Post  Guest on Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:10 pm

    Yup, do it soon or you'll be out of luck...

    Posts : 2788
    Join date : 2016-08-26
    Age : 65
    Location : Home

    Re: munchkin72gloria

    Post  sinister_midget on Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:46 pm

    If anybody misses it or doesn't want to upgrade and and decides to later, I can sometimes get legal licenses for around $10. Sometimes a little more. Office for cheap, too.

    Yes, they are 100% legal. A couple of companies sometimes advertise through one of the aggregates (Daily Steals., etc). I believe the licenses only apply to US registration, but I might be wrong since I didn't really look into it.

    I bought one for my son only to find out he'd already paid way more than $100 for the same license. He had to reinstall a couple of months ago, so I had him register with the one I bought and it works fine. So now he has 2 licenses.

    There are also places to download clean copies of the OS legally. But they're no good without the key needed to register.

    Few skills are so well rewarded as the ability to convince parasites that they are victims.
    -- Thomas Sowell

    Sponsored content

    Re: munchkin72gloria

    Post  Sponsored content

      Current date/time is Tue May 22, 2018 6:11 pm