Not ready for Windows 10? You can still get the older versions (Windows 7 and 8) on eBay or Amazon.
Windows 10 has been around since July 2015, but a lot of people still love Windows 7 and won’t let go. The furthest they want to go for now is Windows 8, or 8.1. Hundreds of reasons exist why this is the case. Personally, I preferred Windows 7 because it was the operating system I grew up with. It’s like having to abandon an old friend for some the new dude in town. But this simple analogy isn’t to downplay the argument by many Windows fan; that Windows 7 is the best ever by Microsoft. You can go to Quora to read more discussions on why people love Windows 7.
For folks that just want to get the older versions of Windows, here are some decent stores and products to check out. If an item listed here is no longer available, you can just just click directly to see the entire Windows 7 and 8 Amazon search page
Amazon is really cool, but eBay also have a good collection of Windows 7, and 8 computers. And as far as price is concerned, sometimes you get better deals on eBay. Apart from the two samples below, you can also go to eBay refined search for Windows 7 and 8 to see my items.
Thanks to Amazon’s flexible return policy, it’s easy to get a refund for your returned item, or even change the item for a different one.
Processing an item for return to Amazon is pretty simple. More so if the item in question is new and unopened. Just make sure to complete the process with Amazon within 30 days of delivery. By following their guideline, it is possible to receive a full refund as well. Amazon also puts into consideration seasonal factors that may delay returning an item, but it’s always better to confirm.
You might be wondering when you will get your refund if you apply for that? Well it usually takes about 2-3 weeks. Although most refunds are completed in 3-5 days after Amazon receive and process your return.
1. Click the “Return Items” button. It will take you to a list of your recently purchased item.
2. From that list check the item you want to return.
3. Look at the right side of the screen to select a reason why you want to return the item. A box will appear after you have selected a reason. In that box explain your reason in more details.
When available, Amazon provides the option for a Pickup. If you are eligible for that option click the pickup option, confirm your address and Amazon will send someone to come pick up the item at a specified time.
In case the Pickup option is not available, then you will have to neatly package the item and mail it back to a designated address.
The video below provides further information on how to return to Amazon,
How to shop safely on eBay: Three things to watch out for when shopping on eBay, the location of the store, the store’s customers’ feedback, and store inventory.
A few years ago, my sister wanted me to buy some dresses for her from an online shop. The pictures of the dresses she saw were amazing, and the prices were tantalizing. We ordered for the cloths making sure to confirm severally the tag numbers and everything. Her excitement on the arrival of the package varnished almost immediately. The boxes containing the cloths were dirty, and the supposed elegant dresses were mere rags. Some of the apparels were literally pieces of a fabrics, and made no sense whatsoever.
We learned in a painful way that all that glitters is not gold, and more so in the online market.
How do you shop on eBay, and generally online and avoid being ripped off as a consumer? continue reading
Studying is a vital aspect of living, and we are constantly in need of books. But is also easy to get tired of paying for books. I would rather buy cheap books and have more money for other investments. I can name a hundred other things I would spend money on other than books. continue reading
Writing a good story is one thing, getting people to read it is another. How do I get people to read a good story?
Recently I had an opportunity to sit with Gucci another Indie writer trying to get his work out. Gucci’s lamentations arises from the fact that despite his efforts to write good stories, he isn’t able to get people to read it. It is demotivating to write a beautiful story yet no one wants to read it. Approximately a year has passed since Gucci published his work. Since then only one person have read it – and that’s Gucci. continue reading
Donald Trump and Adama Barrow. Two tales from two inaugurations
In the United States of America, an inaugural ceremony is underway. After that, Donald J. Trump will take the helms of world affairs. About 900,000 people will witness the swearing in ceremony, that is according to USA Today.
While the US is gearing up to showcase it’s democracy, in Gambia, Adama Barrow, continue reading
Digital Addiction: The scientific fact that our smart phones and electronics is leaving us not much better than crack heads
Does it make any sense that; advancement in mobile devices, and the increase in digital accidents appear to be in tandem? In the US alone, cell phones are credited for over a million accidents. In 2015, up to 100,000 accidents and arrests made in Japan, a connection with smartphones, according to Toyota Newsroom.
Call it Frankenstein, and you could be right, smartphones are not just accelerating mortality rate, it is also bent on taking over our senses. Over the years the debate went on about the effect of smartphone on our intelligence. Critics suggests that by simplifying most of our tasks, the smartphones does make us lazier. Smartphones can not only type our text messages, it can also supply us with word choice (mind reading), and even forces corrections on us when we type the “wrong” word. Does this takeover of our brain functions leave us more stupid? continue reading
This is a simple way of adding a Google Adsense to your sub-domain. In part this short article is my memo, but I don’t mind sharing it. Adding Google Adsense to a sub-domain is easy, follow the simple steps below; continue reading
Creating a sub-domain from the cPanel is easy, follow these simple steps
If you are a programming novice, and for some reason you found yourself meddling with a website setup, you would prefer your instructions to be as simplified as possible. Last week I tried creating a sub-domain, at first it was a little confusing. I could have figured it out myself, but it is convenient to contact my host company, and their feedback is usually prompt.
This instruction is for the cPanel control interface.
Log in to your cPanel client area.
On the left, there is an option menu. Below the home button, click product, and then form the product section click my product.
Click the view details. Your product details will open, below the billing information, there is a manage account section.
4. In the manage account section click the sub-domain option. It will open a create sub-domain box
5. In the form, type your sub-domain name and click create below the form. You should have your sub-domain