Written by:2009/02/24 09:07 AM
Microsoft Windows 7, expected to be released in late 2009 or early 2010. Windows 7 needs to be a hit. Vista failed to catch on with mainstream computer users, even businesses were not impressed by Vista. Many users complained about Vista's hardware requirements, intrusive security measures, and lack of compatibility with older applications.
Micorosft wants Windows 7 to be a hit. Microsoft plans to launch an upgrade program beginning in June that will allow consumers who purchase a Vista PC to upgrade to Windows 7 for free when the new operating system becomes available, according to company documents obtained by a popular tech blog.
Apparently consumers who purchase Vista-based computers from June 28 onward will be eligible for the upgrade, according to documents posted this week on Tech Arp.
Upgrades will be on a like for like manner. Vista Home Professional users will have the option to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Professional, Vista Business users will be able to migrate to Windows 7 Professional, and Vista Ultimate users will be able to move to Windows 7 Ultimate.
according to the blog, all upgrades must be complete by April 2010. Although a Microsoft spokeswoman said Monday that she wasn't immediately able to confirm the information.
Are you excited about Windows 7? Are you going to buy it? Do you think its just same old same old? What are you thoughts?
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