Posted 02 March 2011 - 10:17 AM
Hi again gang. I came across the same shop which sold me my computer with the bad key. You may remember my thread from a few days about that. Let me paste what he's offering online and let you tell me if there's any possible iota that it could be true, before I begin the process of reporting him:
Windows 7 Ultimate FULL VERSION 32/64 bit (BNIB) - $125
Date: 2011-02-23, 10:51AM EST
BNIB(Brand New In Box)/Item Sealed/Unopened/Brand New/Factory
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit).
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit).
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.
Designed for people who want it all
Windows 7 Ultimate is the most powerful and versatile edition of Windows 7. It combines remarkable ease-of-use with the entertainment features of Home Premium and the business capabilities of Professional, including the ability to run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode. For added security, you can encrypt your data with BitLocker and BitLocker-To-Go. And for extra flexibility, you can work in any of 35 languages. Get it all with Windows 7 Ultimate.
- Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM and an additional 15 GB of available hard disk space.
- Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware.
- Some games and programs might require a graphics card compatible with DirectX 10 or higher for optimal performance.
- For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required.
- Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware.
- HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7.
- DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive.
- BitLocker requires Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2.
- BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive.
- Music and sound require audio output.
- Internet access (fees may apply).
Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require advanced or additional hardware.
PCs with multi-core processors:
Windows 7 was designed to work with today's multi-core processors. All 32-bit versions of Windows 7 can support up to 32 processor cores, while 64‑bit versions can support up to 256 processor cores.
PCs with multiple processors (CPUs):
Commercial servers, workstations, and other high-end PCs may have more than one physical processor. Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate allow for two physical processors, providing the best performance on these computers. Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, and Home Premium will recognize only one physical processor.
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NOT OEM !!!!!
I see it going in reputable stores and on the MS store site for either side of $300. I did a screen shot of his online ad. It has a scan of his business card and everything. Should I include this when I report him to the piracy police?