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Old 11-13-2012, 08:35 AM   #1
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Default Which Windows 8 do I buy?

I'd like to install Windows 8 in Parallels 8 on my MacBook Pro. But I am a little confounded by what version of Windows 8 I need to buy. After buying Win7 via the Digital River deal and having all that hassle I'm a little gunshy.

I currently don't have Win7 installed nor do I own a copy I really care to bother with; I "gave" my brother my digital river copy of Win7 so that's gone.

So can I just order this:

Or do I still need Windows 7 to install that version?

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Old 11-13-2012, 10:07 AM   #2
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You need a full version, so what you have linked is the correct version.
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correct you need the OEM version, so that one you linked is the version you need.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:59 AM   #4
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Aren't there only two versions for consumers? Pro and np?
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Originally Posted by aaksheytalwar View Post
Aren't there only two versions for consumers? Pro and np?
But, does P(ro) = NP?
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