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Gamecheap co.

by Oldartq / October 6, 2016 11:14 PM PDT

Have anyone heard or done business with them? I wonder if they are legit. Price for windows 7 pro for $35, and windows 10 for $40.

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Is it this site?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 6, 2016 11:25 PM PDT
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The really odd thing at the game .net site is
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2016 12:26 AM PDT
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0 reviews. I'll have to dig into them later. BBL

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Gamecheap co. - key worked
by artsyrunner24 / November 27, 2016 8:54 AM PST
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I created a CNET account to weigh in on this question because I had the same question as Oldartq about legitimacy. I work as a computer technician and have installed my share of operating systems at work. I took a chance and purchased a Windows 10 Professional 32/64 bit global license OEM key download this weekend from Gamecheap for 39.95 and installed the OS yesterday. The Windows 10 key activated successfully. There were over 600 positive reviews from TrustPilot for this company, but I still took steps to be sure. I didn't use my real credit card; I purchased a Visa gift card from Walgreen's to use on the site (the site also accepts PayPal). Also, after purchase of the key, Gamecheap sends a link to the operating system ISO download hosted on their site. Again, just to be safe, I didn't use the Gamecheap ISO. I downloaded the Windows 10 ISO directly from the Microsoft web site to test if the key was really legitimate. I can say, yes, the Windows 10 Professional key provided by Gamecheap activated with the direct-from-Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit ISO. (I used free ImgBurn software to make a Windows installation DVD from the ISO.) I wiped my dad's Windows Vista HP m8000 computer (from 2008) for a clean OS installation instead of upgrading. Dad isn't ready to buy a new computer yet, and I didn't want him to pay $100+ for Windows 10 elsewhere. --Becky

Key that I purchased:
https://www.gamecheap.com/products/windows-10-professional-32bit64bit-global-license-product-oem-key-digital-download

Microsoft Windows 10 ISO - direct download link:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO/

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I was going to take a chance with them also, but...
by Oldartq / November 27, 2016 10:04 AM PST

the information that was require for download I thought was not necessary, so I email them to see if that can be skip (like my telephone number). Anyway, I didn't get any reply so I just forget about the purchase.

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I bought Win 10 OEM
by KamranSS / January 18, 2017 9:03 AM PST
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Reliable and supportive

I bought a Windows 10 Home, single use OEM (that supposed to work only on one computer) for almost $51 Canadian $. (US$ was $37.50 on the site)
at first It didn't work since the Gamecheap version was not compatible with my already installed window.
( I had an ISO version installed from Microsoft on VMware on macbook-pro, single language win10 home)
(I contacted Microsoft and they verified the key is valid but is not matching the version)
The support of Gamecheap was really supportive and finally the day after, they guided me how to upgrade my windows with a temporary Microsoft key and now I have a legit Win 10 pro, and they gave me a Win10 pro key (OEM), with no additional cost (pro OEM key costs about 2$US more).
I appreciate the service.

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