~ $25.00 for Microsoft 2013 ProPlus Keys? Whats the trick?

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  1. xinxilas

    xinxilas MDL Novice

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    #1 xinxilas, Apr 19, 2014
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    Hello guys, here on Brazil we have an "brazilian Ebay" called mercadolivreNow i want to buy for Office 2013 too (R$50,00 --> $20.00 USD)
    1 seller(from many others), already sold 1200 times on last 12 months, 1200 positive feedbacks

    I can see many announces selling Windows 7, 8.1, Office 2010 2013 etc.. with really nice prices, and all with good feedbacks saying it works

    As i saw they sell Windows 8.1 cdkeys called FPPs (Full Packaged Product, what is that?)
    And they say it is a lifetime cdkey, is it true?
    The only thing they say is: i cannot install on another PC simultaneous, and if i do, the cd key will be blocked

    Backing to Office 2013 cdkeys, it isn't FPPs but VL(in some cases) , but they say the cdkey will work 4ever
    The only advise is i cant install in other PC, but i can install again if i need to format my PC

    Here is my question. If i must format, How do microsoft knows ill install on same PC and not on other PC?
    What if my HD dies, and i need install a new Windows on other HD, they will think im installing on a new pc and im f********d? How it exactly works?

    Im almost buying

    And why it is so cheap? The only thing i can imagine is: they buy many cd keys on Microsoft for a good price, and then sell it.
    Is there any Trick? For example, on next year the Seller just ask for microsoft a new cdkey saying someone stolen his cdkey, and then microsoft blocks my cdkey, does it even exist or am i being paranoid? :D


    Thank you!
     
  2. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    99% a scam
     
  3. xinxilas

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    #3 xinxilas, Apr 19, 2014
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    @MrMagic
    I omitted a information
    I already bought and im already using Windows 8.1 Pro activated with an FPP for R$100,00 (~ 40 usd, but i can find por 30)

    What possible trick he can do with me?
    Just wondering.. Can he send the same Cdkey on next year for another buyer? Then the cdkey will work for his new buyer, and automatically my cdkey will be blocked?
    Or if i already got my cdkey it cannot be installed on another PC?

    Now i want to buy for Office 2013 too (R$50,00 --> $20.00 USD)
    The guy already sold 1200 times on last 12 months, 1200 positive feedbacks
     
  4. xinxilas

    xinxilas MDL Novice

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    Just bought Office 2013 ProPlus for 20 usd, already running and activated

    As i read i cant change my Motherboard

    1- My Keys will only works on my motherboard(can change processor, HD, install and reinstall 4 ever etc)
    2- I cant even try to install on other PC, otherwise my cd key will be block
     
  5. Windows8.1

    Windows8.1 MDL Junior Member

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    It is cheap because the keys are sold to multiple person in order to get back the profit atleast 25 x 5 = $125 which is a good money. Not everyone is going to re-install or going to ask for a refund or come back to the seller.

    You are not scammed, if your existing key is blocked you can ask for another key hope the seller would give you the replacement.:eek:
     
  6. EFA11

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    why spend money anyway, when you can simply use MTK, no matter what way you look at it. MS is getting screwed on your deal or MTK
     
  7. murphy78

    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

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    Unless they're listed as verified resellers on a MicroSoft webpage somewhere, I wouldn't trust them at all.
     
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  9. hanni.mannimeter

    hanni.mannimeter MDL Novice

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    To recognize a PC by its motherboard is quite common and easy, imo.
    But how does this seller has any impact on it?
    Wouldnt microsoft needs to remember and connect the motherboard to the key?
    Something like with laptops that have Windows pre-installed?
    But you can install these keys on other PCs imo.

    Kind regards
     
  10. sauravsonu

    sauravsonu MDL Novice

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    They are selling MSDN serials, provided free of cost to them by microsoft.