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    After deciding I'm going to get a no OS laptop to save the costs I came across this deal.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Latest-Mic...item20e77db214

    Having sold and bought on Ebay many times I realise they are good deals but is this surely legit? Much higher than anyone else and cd's like these can be easy to produce and look real. I prefer windows 7 to 8 so would rather get this than the students deal for windows 8 if this is in fact legitimate.

    Thanks in advance
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    (Original post by F_shakeey)
    After deciding I'm going to get a no OS laptop to save the costs I came across this deal.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Latest-Mic...item20e77db214

    Having sold and bought on Ebay many times I realise they are good deals but is this surely legit? Much higher than anyone else and cd's like these can be easy to produce and look real. I prefer windows 7 to 8 so would rather get this than the students deal for windows 8 if this is in fact legitimate.

    Thanks in advance
    The box shows a retail copy of Windows. The disc shows an OEM copy of Windows. This is dodgy at best IMO.
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    The seller does have a 99.9% positive feedback but as Mikeyd85 stated, it does look a bit dodgy.
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    The box shows a retail copy of Windows. The disc shows an OEM copy of Windows. This is dodgy at best IMO.

    (Original post by Teucer)
    The seller does have a 99.9% positive feedback but as Mikeyd85 stated, it does look a bit dodgy.
    Cheers guys, valid point. The price is far too low and the website doesn't look too good either. Think I'll give it a miss then and look round some more.
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    (Original post by F_shakeey)
    Cheers guys, valid point. The price is far too low and the website doesn't look too good either. Think I'll give it a miss then and look round some more.
    No worries. I'd say this is probably a reasonable price for a legitimate boxed retail copy.
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    I'd say go for it. If you read the listing it's just for a dell branded win 7 disk, no retail packaging. Paypal usually protects buyers very well anyway, at worst you'll have to pay return postage.
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    Seems legit otherwise eBay would have taken it down.
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    (Original post by Alfissti)
    Seems legit otherwise eBay would have taken it down.
    Not unless reported or even noticed in the first place.

    I once ordered a dirt cheap copy of Adobe Photoshop off eBay, turned out to be a cracked version which I could have downloaded myself.
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    No worries. I'd say this is probably a reasonable price for a legitimate boxed retail copy.
    Yeah that seems to be the price Amazon and others are selling at.

    (Original post by pjm600)
    I'd say go for it. If you read the listing it's just for a dell branded win 7 disk, no retail packaging. Paypal usually protects buyers very well anyway, at worst you'll have to pay return postage.
    Had an issue myself a while back, cheap branded items were fake and buyer refused to pay back. Paypal weren't helpful either.

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    (Original post by F_shakeey)
    After deciding I'm going to get a no OS laptop to save the costs I came across this deal.
    For a 100% legit Windows OS the cheapest option is going to be buying the OS with the laptop. The only time this may not be true is if you regularly upgrade your computer, in which case you may be able to buy a retail version of the OS once and then transfer the license to the new machine (but then you'll need a different OS for the first machine)
 
 
 
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