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Re: windows on Mac



That's kool. Hey i can never thank everyone here enough: I need to get my head in upgrade ode and this is SOOOO helpful, I have no words to say it properly!

Antony


From: Keith Smith <kahsmith@gmail.com>
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Sent: Wed, March 2, 2011 5:21:20 PM
Subject: Re: windows on Mac

FWIW, policy here (Canada) seems to be that you qualify for OEM
pricing on Windows if you buy a new hard drive at the same time.
I did that with XP for the lappy, and more recently with Win7 64 for my desktop.
k

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 8:56 AM,  <antonyhequet@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 11:46 AM, andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
>> If you're in EU, then ebay for legal OEM edition
>> from decommissioned machine.
>
> please give me some more details so I can find it for sure
>
> Per Boysen
> that's  what I use - an old OEM version of XP SP2 that came with my
> first Centrino laptop. The authorization code never worked on the
> original PC so Microsoft sent me a new code. But on my Macbook the
> original OEM authorization works and I run it inside a Bootcamp
> partition. Costed me no extra money to set up.
> Is there a particular version of XP I should hunt for, is SP2 a recommended
> version
> If I can get WIndows / for free or very cheap, any reason not to get that?
> Antony H