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$30 windows from ebay safe?

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Seeing how much windows 10 home costs is so silly, but then again I paid that much for windows 7. I would like to think this $30 windows usb drive with its license is safe, but the description says "I am a Microsoft Authorized Reseller". Guy has good reviews though, just wanted some second opinions. I'll probably buy a new copy but if I have the chance to risk it and save $70...

 

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-Windows-10-Pro-Installation-Flash-Drive-32-64-Bit-W-License-USB-3-0/222881936716?hash=item33e4cc754c:g:-a8AAOSwA5tbkShJ:sc:USPSPriorityMailSmallFlatRateBox!97229!US!-1:rk:2:pf:1&frcectupt=true

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15 hours ago, mxk. said:

Seeing how much windows 10 home costs is so silly, but then again I paid that much for windows 7. I would like to think this $30 windows usb drive with its license is safe, but the description says "I am a Microsoft Authorized Reseller". Guy has good reviews though, just wanted some second opinions. I'll probably buy a new copy but if I have the chance to risk it and save $70...

 

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-Windows-10-Pro-Installation-Flash-Drive-32-64-Bit-W-License-USB-3-0/222881936716?hash=item33e4cc754c:g:-a8AAOSwA5tbkShJ:sc:USPSPriorityMailSmallFlatRateBox!97229!US!-1:rk:2:pf:1&frcectupt=true

Well its kinda a hit or miss to get a cheaper version of Windows 10 on amazon ebay or newegg

 

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Just now, Txe said:

Well its kinda a hit or miss to get a cheaper version of Windows 10 on amazon ebay or newegg

 

I was thinking since I save a significant amount of money I mine as well try it

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I used $6 windows.

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/INSTANT-WINDOWS-10-PRO-32-64-BIT-GENE-ACIVATION-KEY-LICENSE-DOWNLOAD-LINK/113243235200?hash=item1a5dd2a380:g:-0gAAOSw18JbxwAG:rk:3:pf:0

 

If you have another Windows computer at your house (even a XP one) you can make your own installation USB with the tool.

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i bought a windows 10 key for below two bucks on amazon and its working fine.

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its always a gamble when trying to get a cheap license since it will not always work. But good luck if you wanna try.

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8 hours ago, LienusLateTips said:

I used $6 windows.

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/INSTANT-WINDOWS-10-PRO-32-64-BIT-GENE-ACIVATION-KEY-LICENSE-DOWNLOAD-LINK/113243235200?hash=item1a5dd2a380:g:-0gAAOSw18JbxwAG:rk:3:pf:0

 

If you have another Windows computer at your house (even a XP one) you can make your own installation USB with the tool.

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/GENUINE-WINDOWS-10-PROFESSIONAL-PRO-KEY-32-64BIT-ACTIVATION-CODE-LICENSE-KEY/142980162234?epid=19005330460&hash=item214a4822ba:g:D7kAAOSwTY9byRkD:rk:9:pf:0

 

Usually these have the same source anyway.

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Why can't you try with Win7 key? It was still working 3 months ago. You can always get new key later if its not working after installing.

 

Using eBay is better than many other marketplace sites. You risk losing key/activation at somepoint, but thats rare. So its more moral issue than anything else.

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On 10/20/2018 at 12:46 PM, LoGiCalDrm said:

Why can't you try with Win7 key? It was still working 3 months ago. You can always get new key later if its not working after installing.

 

Using eBay is better than many other marketplace sites. You risk losing key/activation at somepoint, but thats rare. So its more moral issue than anything else.

I did that a few weeks ago and still worked fine :)

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On ‎10‎/‎19‎/‎2018 at 1:50 PM, mxk. said:

Seeing how much windows 10 home costs is so silly, but then again I paid that much for windows 7. I would like to think this $30 windows usb drive with its license is safe, but the description says "I am a Microsoft Authorized Reseller". Guy has good reviews though, just wanted some second opinions. I'll probably buy a new copy but if I have the chance to risk it and save $70...

 

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-Windows-10-Pro-Installation-Flash-Drive-32-64-Bit-W-License-USB-3-0/222881936716?hash=item33e4cc754c:g:-a8AAOSwA5tbkShJ:sc:USPSPriorityMailSmallFlatRateBox!97229!US!-1:rk:2:pf:1&amp;frcectupt=true

Why would a USB drive have a product key?  That's a red flag for me already.  

 

Most cheap Windows 10 licenses are just sold with a product key only and you basically just download the installer bits from MS web site.

 

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On 10/20/2018 at 3:46 AM, LoGiCalDrm said:

Why can't you try with Win7 key? It was still working 3 months ago. You can always get new key later if its not working after installing.

 

Using eBay is better than many other marketplace sites. You risk losing key/activation at somepoint, but thats rare. So its more moral issue than anything else.

I love windows 7, but Microsoft is going to start making people pay if they want support in 2020, and I want support

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4 hours ago, mxk. said:

I love windows 7, but Microsoft is going to start making people pay if they want support in 2020, and I want support

I didn't say continue with using 7. You can upgrade to 10 and continue using same key.

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2 hours ago, LoGiCalDrm said:

I didn't say continue with using 7. You can upgrade to 10 and continue using same key.

oh, woops.. Sorry. I thought the free upgrade thing was discontinued.. I'll look into it though

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3 hours ago, mxk. said:

oh, woops.. Sorry. I thought the free upgrade thing was discontinued.. I'll look into it though

Officially it is, but you can still do it. Some tech news site tested it in April, and as @LinusOnLine said, it still seems to just work.

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3 hours ago, LoGiCalDrm said:

Officially it is, but you can still do it. Some tech news site tested it in April, and as @LinusOnLine said, it still seems to just work.

If my old windows 7 key that I'm using on my main computer is OEM, won't I not be able to use it on a different PC? I'll probably just end up buying the new windows 7 key since they're so cheap now.

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1 hour ago, mxk. said:

If my old windows 7 key that I'm using on my main computer is OEM, won't I not be able to use it on a different PC? I'll probably just end up buying the new windows 7 key since they're so cheap now.

If the PC is pre-build, then its locked to that PC. If you would do upgrade on that hardware, and tie Win10 activation to your MS account, then you can move it. But I don't have a clue if it works or not when moved as Win7 key to new system and used on Win10 install there.

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10 hours ago, LoGiCalDrm said:

If the PC is pre-build, then its locked to that PC. If you would do upgrade on that hardware, and tie Win10 activation to your MS account, then you can move it. But I don't have a clue if it works or not when moved as Win7 key to new system and used on Win10 install there.

If it doesn't work I'll buy a windows 7 key and upgrade it to 10 like you suggested

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