Which Windows 8 do I buy?

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  1. dmw16

    dmw16 Diamond Member

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    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:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832416550

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

    Thanks.
     
  2. ViRGE

    ViRGE Elite Member, Moderator Emeritus

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    You need a full version, so what you have linked is the correct version.
     
  3. gpse

    gpse Senior member

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    correct you need the OEM version, so that one you linked is the version you need.
     
  4. aaksheytalwar

    aaksheytalwar Diamond Member

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    Aren't there only two versions for consumers? Pro and np?
     
  5. TheStu

    TheStu Moderator<br>Mobile Devices & Gadgets
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    But, does P(ro) = NP?