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Cheapest Vista Home Premium (Academic) - UK

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willalwaysbewithyou
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#3
But only have to activate once.
Installation takes 20 mins?

Also I am not even sure how much of the installation needs to be complete before the upgrade check will recognise a legitimate version.
 

ray_gillespie

OSNN Veteran Addict
Political User
#4
You DO realise that you have to install it twice just to get a clean install, right?
Yeah but if that saves me £15 and I get the added bonus of being able to reinstall this when I get a new PC, I might as well put up that 30 mins of extra inconvenience :)
 

Luna

OSNN Senior Addict
#6
I got the Home Premium 'Academic' version from my University for 80$. It was the upgrade, not the full version, but I did not have to intall it twice to get a clean install.

I just put in the disk and I was able to format the drive and perform a Full / Clean install of Vista Home Preimium.
 

ray_gillespie

OSNN Veteran Addict
Political User
#7
I think you only need to install twice when you don't have an OS on the disc to wipe. Which probably isn't that often!
 

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