How to get Windows cheap (or even for free)

Yes, you can get a properly activated version of Windows 10 for free.

Windows licenses are expensive—almost painfully so. Shelling out $139 for Windows 10 Home or $200 for Windows 10 Pro feels rough when Linux is free, since that much cash is easily a third of a budget PC build. Even if you want to run Windows 11, you're best off getting a Windows 10 license on sale first, and then upgrading to Windows 11.

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