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Reply You are correct, it does not show in the ADD/REMOVE so I either pay the $199 or restore from ORIG CD, correct? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2008

    Thanks-I will try those solutions;




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Hello - not certain if you received this information, as it was posted on the primary page...

Do you have a backup from before the upgrade was done? Or, in the alternative, do you have the original CD / restore CD that came with your PC?

What is $199 for? If you had a valid license for the program, there should be a way for us to find a solution without purchasing it again. It may mean a call to Microsoft...

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2008

    technet -

    Sorry, I got it - the $199 is for the Pro upgrade.

    One more thought, however, you mght try to see if your original CD will allow you to do a "repair" to bring it back to the Home version. I have not tried this, so I don't know what the result might be, but if you back up your data files, the reinstall from original should not be too bad. Please notify if you need further assistance. Thanks.

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2008

    Hi there, technet. Just curious to make sure that all is well, and how you decided to move forward with your issue. Also, if you feel that I was helpful in bringing this to conclusion, could you rate at FixYa? Thanks, and please let me know if I may be of further assistance.



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Reply to $199

I did post another comment since that first one with the $199 question, and hope that you got that.

Since then, I did a little research on pricing, and there appear to be few alternatives to the $199. The only instances where the pricing was lower appear to be either original or SP1 versions, which would require substantially more time on your part to update. So, I think it is a choice between reverting using the restore CD, or unfortunately paying the $199. In either case, I would recommend doing a full backup of at least your data files, and any other software that you may not have handy, just in case something goes wrong with the solution. Best of luck!

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The % of a discounted price

Lets say Your

MRP = 199

Now you want to calculate that howmuch percentage of BESTSALE i.e 130, will be added to get MRP i.e. 199.

If m right what do you want, then use the following formula:

Percentage = ((MRP/BESTSALE) - 1) x 100

In your case 199/130 = 1.5307....
So 1.5307 - 1 = 0.5307
Then 0.5307 x 100 = 53.07 %


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