• Sellers of Windows 7 for Windows 10

    From Robin@21:1/5 to All on Fri Jul 23 15:46:16 2021
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win 10)?
    (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    --
    Robin
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  • From Jaimie Vandenbergh@21:1/5 to Robin on Fri Jul 23 18:47:46 2021
    On 23 Jul 2021 at 15:46:16 BST, "Robin" <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win 10)?
    (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?

    I've always just used random ones, whoever was cheapest for Pro at the
    time, never had a problem yet.

    Cheers - Jaimie
    --
    "The dumbest people I know are those who know it all."
    -- Malcolm Forbes

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  • From Dan@21:1/5 to jaimie@usually.sessile.org on Sat Jul 24 10:41:59 2021
    On 23 Jul 2021 18:47:46 GMT, Jaimie Vandenbergh
    <jaimie@usually.sessile.org> wrote:

    On 23 Jul 2021 at 15:46:16 BST, "Robin" <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win 10)?
    (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?

    I've always just used random ones, whoever was cheapest for Pro at the
    time, never had a problem yet.

    Cheers - Jaimie


    So many sellers on eBay, got mines from this place.

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  • From Jeff Gaines@21:1/5 to All on Sat Jul 24 10:42:31 2021
    On 24/07/2021 in message <92onfgpjjbj855bh79bjl0cj32kd7od4g9@4ax.com> Dan wrote:

    I've always just used random ones, whoever was cheapest for Pro at the >>time, never had a problem yet.


    So many sellers on eBay, got mines from this place.

    One of computing's best kept secrets :-)

    --
    Jeff Gaines Wiltshire UK
    This is as bad as it can get, but don't bet on it

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  • From Robin@21:1/5 to Andy on Sat Jul 24 14:08:01 2021
    On 24/07/2021 13:46, Andy wrote:
    On 23/07/2021 15:46, Robin wrote:
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win
    10)?   (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    Follow Brian's advice here is the safest way

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ienMlvPm4zs



    Thanks for that, and for others' replies.

    I ended up buying a key from Electronic First for a hefty €4.14 (£3.70
    after PayPal's currency conversion fees). Activated instantly.

    I only looked at the Euro price out of interest. Worked out less than
    half the price of buying in GBP.

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    Robin
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  • From Andy@21:1/5 to Robin on Sat Jul 24 13:46:28 2021
    On 23/07/2021 15:46, Robin wrote:
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win 10)?
     (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    Follow Brian's advice here is the safest way

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ienMlvPm4zs

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  • From Jaimie Vandenbergh@21:1/5 to Robin on Sat Jul 24 13:34:58 2021
    On 24 Jul 2021 at 14:08:01 BST, "Robin" <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    On 24/07/2021 13:46, Andy wrote:
    On 23/07/2021 15:46, Robin wrote:
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win
    10)? (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    Follow Brian's advice here is the safest way

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ienMlvPm4zs



    Thanks for that, and for others' replies.

    I ended up buying a key from Electronic First for a hefty €4.14 (£3.70 after PayPal's currency conversion fees). Activated instantly.

    I only looked at the Euro price out of interest. Worked out less than
    half the price of buying in GBP.

    Keep the key to hand. As far as I can tell, you can reuse them for
    another Win10 after a few months, because what MS seem to do is go
    "yeah, that's a legit win7 - here's your Win10 key that's not based on
    it" and remembers the Win10 key forever. But the Win7 keys seem to be
    forgotten after a while.

    Cheers - Jaimie
    --
    I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use
    as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no
    longer figure out how to use my telephone
    -- Bjarne Stroustrup

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  • From Robin@21:1/5 to Jaimie Vandenbergh on Sat Jul 24 14:59:04 2021
    On 24/07/2021 14:34, Jaimie Vandenbergh wrote:
    On 24 Jul 2021 at 14:08:01 BST, "Robin" <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    On 24/07/2021 13:46, Andy wrote:
    On 23/07/2021 15:46, Robin wrote:
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win
    10)? (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    Follow Brian's advice here is the safest way

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ienMlvPm4zs



    Thanks for that, and for others' replies.

    I ended up buying a key from Electronic First for a hefty €4.14 (£3.70
    after PayPal's currency conversion fees). Activated instantly.

    I only looked at the Euro price out of interest. Worked out less than
    half the price of buying in GBP.

    Keep the key to hand. As far as I can tell, you can reuse them for
    another Win10 after a few months, because what MS seem to do is go
    "yeah, that's a legit win7 - here's your Win10 key that's not based on
    it" and remembers the Win10 key forever. But the Win7 keys seem to be forgotten after a while.


    That's a nice trick I'll try to remember. But I forgot to say I ended up
    buying a Win 10 key. Mea culpa.


    --
    Robin
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  • From Jaimie Vandenbergh@21:1/5 to Robin on Sat Jul 24 14:41:33 2021
    On 24 Jul 2021 at 14:59:04 BST, "Robin" <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    On 24/07/2021 14:34, Jaimie Vandenbergh wrote:
    On 24 Jul 2021 at 14:08:01 BST, "Robin" <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    On 24/07/2021 13:46, Andy wrote:
    On 23/07/2021 15:46, Robin wrote:
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win
    10)? (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future >>>>> performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    Follow Brian's advice here is the safest way

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ienMlvPm4zs



    Thanks for that, and for others' replies.

    I ended up buying a key from Electronic First for a hefty €4.14 (£3.70 >>> after PayPal's currency conversion fees). Activated instantly.

    I only looked at the Euro price out of interest. Worked out less than
    half the price of buying in GBP.

    Keep the key to hand. As far as I can tell, you can reuse them for
    another Win10 after a few months, because what MS seem to do is go
    "yeah, that's a legit win7 - here's your Win10 key that's not based on
    it" and remembers the Win10 key forever. But the Win7 keys seem to be
    forgotten after a while.


    That's a nice trick I'll try to remember. But I forgot to say I ended up buying a Win 10 key. Mea culpa.

    For £4? Niiice!

    Cheers - Jaimie
    --
    C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++
    makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away
    your whole leg.
    -- Bjarne Stroustrup

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  • From Dan@21:1/5 to Robin on Sat Jul 24 18:41:00 2021
    On Sat, 24 Jul 2021 14:08:01 +0100, Robin <rbw@outlook.com> wrote:

    On 24/07/2021 13:46, Andy wrote:
    On 23/07/2021 15:46, Robin wrote:
    Any recommendations of sellers of Win 7 Pro please (to activate Win
    10)? (I appreciate that past performance is no guarantee of future
    performance.)

    Or indeed of sellers to avoid?
    Follow Brian's advice here is the safest way

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ienMlvPm4zs



    Thanks for that, and for others' replies.

    I ended up buying a key from Electronic First for a hefty 4.14 (3.70
    after PayPal's currency conversion fees). Activated instantly.

    I only looked at the Euro price out of interest. Worked out less than
    half the price of buying in GBP.

    Bargain!! Well done.

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