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how to get free windows cd,s

by baybloorman / July 2, 2006 8:01 PM PDT

how anybody can get free windows cds without any cost............?

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For what?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 2, 2006 10:15 PM PDT

Windows Vista, Windows XP?

What are you after?

I should add, if you are after advice about obtaining pirated copies of any Windows products, you will find little help in these forums for such illegal activities.

Mark

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No...
by John.Wilkinson / July 3, 2006 1:27 AM PDT

Assuming you're referring to Windows Vista Beta 2, the DVDs are no longer available as the Customer Preview Program has ended. Even before, when Microsoft was still offering the DVDs, you still had to pay for shipping and handling. You could download it for free, but that has expired as well. You'll now have to wait until the final release in January, at which time you can purchase a copy of Vista.

Sorry.
John

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Sure you can....
by PKsteven / July 3, 2006 3:29 PM PDT

just order SP2 update cd for your "already owned legal copy of Windows", no charge.

Paul

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(NT) (NT) That's just the *service pack* for XP, not Vista.
by John.Wilkinson / July 4, 2006 1:01 AM PDT
In reply to: Sure you can....
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I want Windows Xp SP2
by Tanweer Shah / June 3, 2007 7:23 PM PDT

I want cd of windows xp for free and without shipping charges. Can you tell me how i can find this.

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That depends
by Kees Bakker / June 3, 2007 8:02 PM PDT
In reply to: I want Windows Xp SP2

If you have a legal and registered copy of Windows XP, you can buy the SP2-update for a nominal fee from Microsoft. If you've got nothing, you've got to buy a retail or OEM copy.

None of this is downloadable for free. If you want a free OS, use Linux.

Kees

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Couple of ways come to mind....
by mark04276 / June 3, 2007 11:47 PM PDT
In reply to: I want Windows Xp SP2

put it on your Birthday and/or Christmas wish list. A legit copy of any Windows is going to cost money.

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