A Computer Running Vista Will Be Eligible To Upgrade To Win 7

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"Part of the deal" for consumers who buy a Vista PC prior to Oct. 22, Microsoft says.

By Paul McDougall


June 3, 2009 06:59 AM

"A senior Microsoft official said Wednesday that the software maker and its PC manufacturing partners would soon launch a program under which customers who purchase a computer running the Windows Vista operating system will be eligible to upgrade their systems to Windows 7 "as part of the deal" when the latter becomes available on October 22nd.

Speaking at the Computex computing expo in Taipei, Steve Guggenheimer, corporate VP for Microsoft's OEM computing unit, confirmed Windows 7's October 22nd release date and said more details of the upgrade program would be released soon. "

Iweek for more details & screenshot - http://www.informationweek.com/news/window...cleID=217701476

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