So when does the free upgrade to Win7 start?

If you were holding off on buying a new computer, it looks like July 1st may be the date to start buying as that’s when the free upgrade offers may start.


Free Upgrade to Windows 7 Program for Windows Vista PC from July 1 » My Digital Life:
http://www.mydigitallife.info/2009/01/20/free-upgrade-to-windows-7-program-for-windows-vista-pc-from-july-1/


The bad news is that if you are in the EU and get a “separate IE” bundle you may need to clean install.
Move to drop IE from Windows 7 threatens Microsoft’s free upgrade program:
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=knowledge_center&articleId=9134722&taxonomyId=1&intsrc=kc_top

And in the most important news… Check out the New Windows 7 Packaging – Windows 7 Team Blog – The Windows Blog:
http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/06/23/check-out-the-new-windows-7-packaging.aspx

No more hassle with the packaging.


 

One Thought on “So when does the free upgrade to Win7 start?

  1. I overheard my boss saying that an ACER we just got in for a client had a free upgrade to Windows 7… are you sure it’s not available yet? We’re in Australia but normally we’re behind with these things, not ahead!

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