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How To Buy Windows 2003

Introduction

Finding a copy of 2003 windows may seem more difficult due to its age, but nothing is impossible while there is still some form of demand for the product. 2003 windows was introduced on April 24, 2003 and was said to provide better performance than Windows 2000. Some still seek out 2003 windows for its layout or because it is an operating system they are comfortable with. While it may be a bit of a treasure hunt to find a copy of this software there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of success.

 

Step 1

One way to ensure 2003 windows is right for you is to first look into the new operating systems such as Windows Vista or Windows 7 and make sure they don’t already off the features you are looking for in 2003 windows. You can find out about these newer operating systems by searching online for reviews or going to Microsoft’s website for a rundown on what is included with the operating systems. This could be your chance to upgrade if some of the features you were looking for are already offered.

Step 2

If you find that 2003 windows is the best operating system for your needs there is still hope to find yourself a copy. One way to go about this is to look to the internet for the operating system. There are some websites such as nextag.com where you can find copies of 2003 windows for prices ranging from $44 to $800 depending on what features you are looking for in the system.

Step 3

Another website where you can find this operating system is on evaluesoftware.com where 2003 windows can be purchased from $90 to $150. These sites are a great place to find software that can no longer be purchased in a normal retail store. You can also look at place such as local used software stores that may sell these old operating systems for a lot cheaper than you can find anywhere else.

Step 4


Online auction sites are also a good place to go if you are looking for things that cannot be found in conventional stores. There may be people on sites such as eBay, amazon, or craigslist that want to sell their old copies of 2003 windows. They may also be selling them for very cheap since they do not see any value in keeping the operating system when they are not going to use it themselves.

If you do decide to purchase this operating system but still have another operating system on your computer make sure you delete the old version and know how to properly install 2003 windows without causing any damage to your computer. This can be tricky and someone without experience with computers may desire to take the computer to a professional so that the operating system can be properly installed without fear of loss of data or other personal files.

Step 5

2003 windows may still be the operating system of choice for some users. While it is outdated some computer users may simply be more comfortable with something that they know and are comfortable working with. If you desire to use this operating system once again there are ways to still acquire it so that you can make your computer exactly how you want it to be.

By Ema Mary Wanjiku, published at 02/10/2012
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