Why is windows 8 so cheap?

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by 3bbb7, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. 3bbb7
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    3bbb7 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Windows 8 has the desktop mode right? Its not just the tablet screen, you can access desktop? Why is it only like $65 for a copy of windows 8? It comes with the tablet display and the desktop. Windows 7 is more $ and it only has desktop?
     
  2. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa This... This is the world we live in

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    My guess is so that more people will actually bother with it and then use the new storefront which brings more money in the long run.
     
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    to get more people easily infected with it
     
  4. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    that place
    they're trying to win over either skeptics or Apple fanboys.
     
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    To sell it, presumably.
     
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