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Students get a great deal on Windows 7 - $29 until 1/3/2010

Students get a great deal on Windows 7 - $29 until 1/3/2010

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Click the pic to take you to the buying site with the full details on the promotion.

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  • But..., it's HOME PREMIUM.

    If you wanted to give us students a deal, make it ULTIMATE for $30!

  • It's actually home premium or professional (my understanding).

    What is it you need that doesn't come with Pro?

  • Boot from VHD, bitlocker, bitlocker to go...etc.

  • The price difference between Pro and Ultimate is $20 according to the pre-order pricing at http://store.microsoft.com/microsoft/Windows-Windows-7/category/102 and most other sites I've looked at like amazon.com.

    I would imagine the anytime upgrade from Pro to Ultimate will be right around that.

    $30 for Pro + $20 to get to Ultimate sounds like a pretty good deal to me.

  • Where is the link to Pro? All I see is Home Premium.

  • Go to the buying site.  Click the FAQ link.  Click the bold first question which takes you to http://drh.img.digitalriver.com/store/mswpus/ContentTheme/pbPage.preorder.

    I believe it's also in the official rules.

    I can't personally verify it because I am not a student and can't actually order a product.

  • Oh ok, I didnt realize the upgrade to Ult was so cheap. Thanks Keith

  • But i belive this is an upgrade version and not a full retail version.