Need a little help here. I have windows Vista that I understand will not be safe after APR, and would like to upgrade to win 7. I don't really like the user interface on Win10.
What is the cheapest route to a clean install and legal disc/license to do so??
I surmise it might be Amazon or similar, but before somebody states that I need to understand what I am need to look for. I am confused with all the options that I see when I go there. I have seen anything from $30 to $100 with descriptions like OEM, System Builder, Upgrade, and the cheapest being "reinstall" which I know won't help me.
I have one I bought on craigslist a year or so ago in a sealed envelope with activation Key that I didn't install because after I got it, I realized it was a 32 bit disc. But I read on Microsoft forum that a product key is good for either version, and I have several win7 install discs.
I stopped into my local mom & pop computer store, and they said they have win 7 OS's for $100 which seems like a lot for an outdated OS. If I have to pay full retail for a new OS, I think I would just opt for the win10 and get used to it so it's a little future proof.