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Topic # 42290 1-Oct-2009 16:46
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http://www.ascent.co.nz/search.aspx?T1=Microsoft+Windows+7&D1=2106&MajorCatID=83

Prices - Good, bad, ugly???

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  Reply # 260326 1-Oct-2009 21:05
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Where's the freakin' family pack?????



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  Reply # 260334 1-Oct-2009 21:34
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Does anyone know if NZ is likely to get a "Student pricing" edition? Is the student edition a washed down version compared to the others?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 260336 1-Oct-2009 21:42
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Is there a chart with comparisons between the different versions anywhere?




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  Reply # 260342 1-Oct-2009 21:48
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the funny thing is ... cheaper than vista... just like the new ps3 slim

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  Reply # 260357 1-Oct-2009 22:20
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a rough chart http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/compare-editions/default.aspx



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  Reply # 260368 1-Oct-2009 22:46
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Is there upgrade versions available or is it one disk fits all. I want to upgrade vista hp to 7 hp.





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  Reply # 260374 1-Oct-2009 22:53
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there will definitely be upgrades. there are already plausible upgrade paths posted by MS ... and thus with them should come the upgrade versions ... right? cheaper? well ... hmm ... should be!

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  Reply # 260376 1-Oct-2009 22:58
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I hope so. the prices are ok but I already gave Microsoft some money for vista I don't wanted to be treated like a common new user!





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  Reply # 260435 2-Oct-2009 08:13
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Acquire have listed Win7 Pro Upg for about $400 (Inc GST).

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  Reply # 260510 2-Oct-2009 11:30
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Satch: Where's the freakin' family pack?????


You want a bucket of chicken with that????

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  Reply # 260532 2-Oct-2009 12:11
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Adamal:
Satch: Where's the freakin' family pack?????


You want a bucket of chicken with that????


Haha, no.  But fries might be nice.  I bet NZ misses out on the family pack...

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  Reply # 260537 2-Oct-2009 12:47
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WTF? $217 for Home Premium!

When I saw the comparision chart I thought $119 is a good price - but obviously thats US pricing.

Anyway, seems IMHO its more cost effective to buy an new laptop than spend 1/4 the cost of a budget laptop on a new OS.

PS Hopefully there will be reasonable upgrade pricing.

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  Reply # 261097 5-Oct-2009 11:00
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FYI i read on stuff.co.nz that upgrades from vista is US$30

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  Reply # 261144 5-Oct-2009 13:09
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Satch: Where's the freakin' family pack?????

If there is one, you won't find it on Ascent - Ascent is only listing OEM.  You need Retail for that sort of thing.  DSE, etc.




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  Reply # 261181 5-Oct-2009 13:38
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Satch: Where's the freakin' family pack?????


Unfortunately there is no Windows 7 "Family Pack" available in New Zealand.

It is only available for a limited time in just a handful of countries, unfortunately not including New Zealand

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