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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-23-09 09:32 AM
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7. Thanks.
I was just trying to help people that might need it or want it. Nobody has to use it if the click on the OP.
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  -If you want Windows 7 for $29.99, Are_grits_groceries  Oct-23-09 09:20 AM   #0 
  - Perhaps if you simply dropped your computer in the bathtub.  Buzz Clik   Oct-23-09 09:22 AM   #1 
  - .  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 10:10 AM   #17 
  - Microsoft too cheap to pay for the ads? This "astro-turf" ad is not welcome  thunder rising   Oct-23-09 09:23 AM   #2 
  - No.  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-23-09 09:25 AM   #4 
     - Posting this is a very nice gesture on your part  Sherman A1   Oct-23-09 09:30 AM   #6 
     - Thanks.  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-23-09 09:32 AM   #7 
     - +1  Buzz Clik   Oct-23-09 10:26 AM   #26 
     - +2  Toasterlad   Oct-23-09 11:35 AM   #53 
     - I pointed this student deal out a couple weeks ago and got the same flack.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 09:40 AM   #11 
        - There are some people who appreciate it  MajorChode   Oct-23-09 11:10 AM   #48 
        - I posted your links on my school bulletin board  Ruby the Liberal   Oct-23-09 03:26 PM   #65 
           - Glad to here it. That was a perfect place to pass the word. Hopefully teachers use the deal too.  Statistical   Oct-24-09 01:26 PM   #83 
  - Another 4 year debugging session. pffft  L0oniX   Oct-23-09 09:23 AM   #3 
  - lol the fanbois don't like your OP - no probs of ANY kind here using VISTA. bathtub indeed nt  msongs   Oct-23-09 09:28 AM   #5 
  - 3 systems at home running vista..  frylock   Oct-23-09 10:17 AM   #20 
  - +1  krawhitham   Oct-24-09 10:39 AM   #79 
  - Fanbois? Moi?  Buzz Clik   Oct-23-09 10:28 AM   #27 
     - XP is less secure and "trusts" drivers too much.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:29 AM   #28 
        - Hm. I must confess to having a video card crash my system.  Buzz Clik   Oct-23-09 10:38 AM   #33 
        - Of course no system is perfect.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:41 AM   #35 
        - This was HUGE for me when I was installing my 1GB 4870HD card.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Oct-23-09 10:41 AM   #34 
  - The $30 service pack for Vista  formercia   Oct-23-09 09:34 AM   #8 
  - It is a clean install if you have XP.  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-23-09 09:40 AM   #10 
  - Not true.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 09:41 AM   #12 
  - Thanks.  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-23-09 09:45 AM   #15 
  - Absolutely!  marew   Oct-23-09 09:51 AM   #16 
  - Congress needs to haul Bill Gates in again...  Kansas Wyatt   Oct-23-09 09:37 PM   #73 
  - Thanks....  UncleTomsEvilBrother   Oct-23-09 09:38 AM   #9 
  - Attention you Windows haters!  DontTreadOnMe   Oct-23-09 09:44 AM   #14 
     - OSX runs fine on my Mac  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 10:13 AM   #18 
     - why are you in this thread?  eShirl   Oct-23-09 10:14 AM   #19 
     - to fling poo  frylock   Oct-23-09 10:18 AM   #21 
     - I am always amazed that anyone still runs Windows.  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 10:19 AM   #22 
     - .NET inferior?  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:24 AM   #25 
     - C# is very "elegent", lol  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 10:31 AM   #29 
     - c# implementation is far superior.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:37 AM   #31 
        - The future of software from a security and stability standpoint  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 10:53 AM   #41 
           - .net can be used on multiple OS via mono project.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:55 AM   #43 
              - The quasi-religious support of MS was all yours  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 10:58 AM   #45 
     - I dunno. The majority of Fortune 1000 companies are inferior products too...  hunter   Oct-23-09 11:07 AM   #47 
     - It was a rhetorical question.  eShirl   Oct-23-09 10:37 AM   #32 
     - i'm a gamer..  frylock   Oct-23-09 11:17 AM   #49 
     - Re: games I stand corrected. nt  wtmusic   Oct-23-09 11:20 AM   #51 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-09 01:17 PM   #61 
     - very simple.. let me spell it out.  DontTreadOnMe   Oct-23-09 02:27 PM   #63 
        - Why not a dual boot system with Windows and Linux  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-23-09 06:40 PM   #69 
     - I'm probably going to install Windows 7 on my macbook  slutticus   Oct-23-09 12:52 PM   #59 
     - Your Mac is a PC. Don't let that irony pass you by.  kenny blankenship   Oct-23-09 11:02 AM   #46 
  - good to know  comtec   Oct-23-09 09:43 AM   #13 
  - Question  tammywammy   Oct-23-09 10:21 AM   #23 
  - From what I understand, it can setup as a clean install or as a Vista upgrade.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Oct-23-09 10:33 AM   #30 
  - why do people hate Vista so much? I've had it on my new PC since  zippy890   Oct-23-09 10:49 AM   #38 
  - Vista at launch was aweful. Vista w/ SP2 is pretty good however. the perception remains.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:53 AM   #42 
  - Yeah, I paid extra to keep XP on the new lappy  tammywammy   Oct-23-09 10:51 AM   #39 
  - With an OS, no matter the flavor,  KatyMan   Oct-23-09 11:50 AM   #54 
     - Thanks for the answer.  tammywammy   Oct-23-09 12:30 PM   #58 
  - You would have to back up your data and wipe your drive before installing W7  Sebastian Doyle   Oct-23-09 12:00 PM   #56 
  - Thanks so much for posting this!  SemiCharmedQuark   Oct-23-09 10:22 AM   #24 
  - By all means, pay the greatest criminal enterprise in technological history  Greyhound   Oct-23-09 10:43 AM   #36 
  - Who paid a couple hundred bucks?  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:44 AM   #37 
  - People that bought it pre-loaded paid $175 - $200 for it, and didn't even get an install disk.  Greyhound   Oct-23-09 09:28 PM   #71 
     - No they didn't. Average volume OEM price for OS is $50.  Statistical   Oct-24-09 09:12 AM   #77 
        - See, the thing is I worked for the largest computer "manufacturer" on the planet  Greyhound   Oct-24-09 10:49 AM   #80 
           - Sure..  Statistical   Oct-24-09 10:57 AM   #81 
              - You're estimation and misinformation is irrelevant.  Greyhound   Oct-24-09 11:37 AM   #82 
  - All the tech sites are hustling Win7 using the same hype for Vista  leanderj   Oct-23-09 10:53 AM   #40 
     - Nope. Losts of negative press of Vista at launch.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 10:58 AM   #44 
        - Even Gates himself crashed Vista at the launch party.  Sebastian Doyle   Oct-23-09 12:05 PM   #57 
           - Oh Gawd, WinME...  Jakey   Oct-23-09 03:56 PM   #67 
           - Releasing defective products and keeping billions in profit is hardly a failure. n/t  Greyhound   Oct-23-09 09:30 PM   #72 
  - If my kids want to make the jump, I'll give 'em the thirty bucks.  hunter   Oct-23-09 11:19 AM   #50 
  - I too do mostly Linux, but some apps refuse anything but windows  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-23-09 06:42 PM   #70 
  - I wish I could get the student rate but thanks for posting  ohheckyeah   Oct-23-09 11:27 AM   #52 
  - Psst... if you don't mind bending the truth anyone with an .edu email address can use this deal.  Statistical   Oct-23-09 11:51 AM   #55 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-09 01:15 PM   #60 
  - +1  City of Mills   Oct-23-09 03:43 PM   #66 
  - There was also a link for the student version of Office for $29  MajorChode   Oct-23-09 01:49 PM   #62 
  - Link to a step by step installation of W7.  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-23-09 02:42 PM   #64 
  - Sony says my Vaio running Vista Biz isn't qualified for Win 7. Next laptop will be a Mac.  KeepItReal   Oct-23-09 04:31 PM   #68 
  - So, you don't have to suck Bill Gate's you know what?  MellowDem   Oct-23-09 11:23 PM   #74 
  - I hate Windows 7. It sucks for document heavy work (with heavy amounts of old files).  JanMichael   Oct-23-09 11:27 PM   #75 
  - Maybe linux would be better for you.  eShirl   Oct-24-09 09:50 AM   #78 
  - I got Win7 with my new computer and it works great  Odin2005   Oct-23-09 11:38 PM   #76 
 

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