Purchasing Win 7

By SledgeProne
Nov 7, 2014
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  1. Greetings!
    I have a laptop that died running Vista.
    HP slammed the door on me, for any long since supported recovery option, and told me to go buy a new OS,
    with a suggestion it be Win7 64 bit.

    Any leads or links to discounted, or competitively priced offers for doing so, would be highly appreciated.

    Compaq Presario CQ70-120US Notebook PC
    2 GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile Processor T3200
    3072 MB RAM
    250 GB HD
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2014
  2. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,213   +200

  3. SledgeProne

    SledgeProne TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 91

    Thanks Bazz!
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,148   +597

    Win/7 is no longer being sold and if you actually got a copy, it would be doubtful that you could buy a registration key for it IMO.
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,456   +1,759

    "Newegg" still has Windows 7 Pro 64 bit in stock: for $139.95, which is the going rate for a copy of Win pro, whatever the release version.(*)

    If I were you, I'd grab it quick. I'm sure Newegg's copy will be legit, and they're pretty much the last place that has a discontinued Window version in stock.

    "Don't delay, call today"! (I just had to say that, I was at one time, in sales).

    (*) Sale prices on Win pro can be as low as $109.95. Although, I wouldn't hold by breath waiting for that to go on sale.

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