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Is this site legal?


It seems to good to be true, but it was a sponsored site on cnet.com downloads, and claims to have home deop and walmart as customers/referals..

Anyone hear of Software King before?

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If you're talking about softwareking.com, your answer is yes.

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If you're talking about softwareking.com, your answer is yes.
Yes it's illegal or yes you've heard of it..?

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I question how legal they are myself... $99 for Windows XP? Something isn't right there...

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Wow very cheap doesnt look very legit.

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I question how legal they are myself... $99 for Windows XP? Something isn't right there...
Uh... which version? You can get XP Home OEM for $85.

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Uh... which version? You can get XP Home OEM for $85.
It's $249 where I live...

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Contact Us

Thesoftwareking.com

USA
1125 Fir Ave, Suite 119, Blaine WA 98230
Phone: 1-866-684-7313
Fax: 604-879-7314
Email: sales@thesoftwareking.com

CANADA
1715 Cook Street,
Vancouver, BC V5Y 3J6
Phone: 1-866-684-7313
Fax: 604-879-7314

Well, they are in the US. Thats weird...

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Uh... which version? You can get XP Home OEM for $85.
Nah, that price he said was for Pro edition.

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its ~$115 in kuwait for xp pro edition too (OEM that is)

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So far no reviews at resellerratings.com
http://www.resellerratings.com/seller7771.html

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its free on lim..

i mean, on ebay it starts @ $50

also I know alot of places including staples which were selling it for $99 (a year ago I recall).

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