DCT Giveaway: Windows 8.1 64-bit Operating System

[message type=”info”]The winning name has now been drawn, and the winner is… drum roll… Michael Rathmann.

Michael has been notified by email and his prize will be mailed to him as soon as he responds.


Thanks to everyone who entered, and a special thanks to those who ‘Shared’, or ‘Liked’, or ‘Tweeted’.[/message]

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Since our previous Windows 8.1 giveaway was so well received Daves Computer Tips is offering our subscribers a second chance to win a copy of Windows 8.1 64-bit, including installation media and genuine product key, absolutely free!

With the recent Windows XP End Of Life we’re sure many readers will be looking to update their operating system, or build new computers, making this a timely and useful prize.

DCT is pretty much the ‘home’ of Windows 8/8.1. Dave, myself, Richard, and Marc are all running Windows 8.1 and we all like the new operating system. Between us, we have written and published numerous articles, all drawn from first hand experience – guides, tips, how-tos, and the like – to help users setup and manage their new operating system making DCT a terrific resource for anyone running Windows 8.1 and you can access all those articles in the one place by visiting the Windows 8 Category in the right hand navigation panel.

How Do I Win?

Please take a moment and tell us how you intend to use the software if you win, or share your experiences with the software, in the comments section. However, submitting a comment is not required to enter this contest and will have no bearing on your chances. To enter simply enter your name and valid email address in the spaces provided below then click Enter Contest. After your entry is accepted you will be presented with options to share the contest on Twitter and Facebook and each share will get you an additional entry. Sharing the contest on social media is completely voluntary, but encouraged. It works as follows:

  • Submitting name and email address gains one entry = one chance to win.
  • Then, sharing on Facebook gains one additional entry = two chances to win.
  • Tweeting on Twitter gains one additional entry = two chances to win.
  • Sharing on Facebook plus Tweeting on Twitter gains two additional entries = 3 chances to win.

Competition Rules:

  • To enter: simply submit your name and a valid email address.
  • You must submit a VALID email address. We need to contact the winner so disposable email addresses are not be eligible.
  • Additional entries may be earned by voluntarily sharing on Facebook and/or on Twitter.
  • Shortly after the contest ends the winner will be chosen at random.
  • Winner(s) names will be posted on this giveaway page. Please check back here to see the winner(s) name announcement!
  • The winner(s) will be notified by email at the email address used to enter the contest – be sure to use a valid email that you check regularly.
  • Winner(s) must claim their license within 7 days. After the seven (7) day period, unclaimed prizes will be distributed at the sole discretion of DCT.
  • Entrants agree to allow DCT to communicate with them by email using the address provided by the entrant when entering the contest.

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66 thoughts on “DCT Giveaway: Windows 8.1 64-bit Operating System”

  1. I have Win 8.1 on my laptop and want yo upgrade my desktop to the same system.

  2. If I win, I will be giving it to a friends of mine that is running Vista. They are on low income and have been unable to afford an upgrade.

  3. I have an older laptop with XP on it. Being on a (small) fixed income, I have not upgraded but would very much like to. So…hope I can get this copy from you. Thanks.

  4. Currently on my computer I have installed Windows XP. I would like to upgrade to the latest system: Windows 8.1. Thank you for the giveaway. I wish good luck to all.

  5. Great contest. I would like a chance to upgrade my xp to win 8.1.
    Many Thanks

  6. Windows 8.1 is a great advancement in operating system software. To bring my desktop up to the latest OS would be great and increase its efficiency. Thanks for offering this great giveaway.

  7. If I win I’ll use it to bring peace to the Middle Ea……. uh, I’ll use it to rid Washington of corrupti……. uh, I’ll just use it!

  8. thanks Jim. Looking forward to upgrade from Win7 to 8.1
    Can’t see a way to get additional entries. Although I have tweeted, it just shows 1 entry.

  9. I would use it to upgrade my daughters computer, she homeschools teh grandchildren and could use the upgrade.

  10. I would like the w8.1 to upgrade my system. I like to copy my old movies and I am about to learn Photoshop.(or try) Thank you.

  11. Thanks for this great giveaway, I’d like to win to upgrade my notebook to Windows 8.1! Thanks again.

  12. i have windows 8 and windows apps is nowhere to be found ,so ive missed out on the upgrades. this would be nice to up grade

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