but surely they wouldnt allow a full install using the upgrade? then why buy the full verison?
It has happened before in the past. I remember when OSX first came out, as soon as people found out that you were able to use the upgrade as a full install, they were flying off the shelfs...
But who knows, maybe Microsoft is throwing us students a bone?
I took the risk and ordered mine. Well worth it if you ask me. And if it doesnt install, just email Digital River stating exactly what their and Microsoft web site stated about installing into a computer with no existing OS and you will probably end up with a free full version :P