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Vista Upgrade from H/ Premium to Ultimate

I bought the following laptop last week:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8770555&type=product&id=1203815723003

Can I still get this for $99?
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?type=category&id=pcmcat148300050020

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I would contact Best Buy directly and let them know your situation. Usually they will honor stuff like this within the first 30 days of purchase.

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If you are upgrading XP to Vista, make sure you backup and have the program "Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor"

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