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Windows 8

The other day I had the utter misfortune of having to set up a new laptop for my wife that came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. Her old laptop had finally reached the end of its days, after around seven years of use and was playing up badly. Unfortunately, it was a hardware issue, so it wasn’t worth trying to get the problem identified and fixed (cleaning etc made no difference). So I bought her a new laptop with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, as Windows 7 ones were, unfortunately, no longer available (the period where you could buy a PC with Windows 8 and get a Windows 7 upgrade disk are long gone – though not so in the US).

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