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Difference between old and new Windows 7?

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June 22, 2011 8:52:03 PM

Hey guys :)  So yeah, this is pretty straight forward, what on earth is the difference between the older and newer versions of Windows 7? Shedding any light on this matter would be greatly appreciated :) 

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June 22, 2011 9:08:21 PM

what do you mean older and newer versions of windows 7

there is no differnece

unless you mean rc which is a release candadete which isnt a full version of windows
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June 22, 2011 9:19:03 PM

There is no such thing as new and old windows 7 !
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June 22, 2011 9:40:33 PM

I think the cheaper version is OEM (Hence only 64-bit) and the more expensive version is the retail box (64-bit and 32-bit). There are some other limitations with OEM, like after you install it on your computer, you aren't supposed to uninstall it and move it to different computer (I believe).
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June 22, 2011 9:43:33 PM

And with OEM there is no Microsoft support !
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June 22, 2011 9:43:58 PM

The cheaper one is oem, the difference is the oem you cannot call MS and get free support if you need it. That is the only difference.

Buy a technet subscription and you can get Windows all versions and office all versions as well as most other software made by MS for $199. The keys never expire.
June 22, 2011 10:02:14 PM

Oh I see, well I don't need their support :D  Thanks for the help everyone!
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June 22, 2011 10:03:16 PM

OK Good luck !
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June 22, 2011 10:20:08 PM

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