Windows 7: Microsoft wants to offer free upgrade for Vista PCs
Microsoft wants to help along undecided prospective customers of Vista PCs and will offer a free upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 from June 26 - Microsoft did the same with the upgrade from XP to Vista three years ago.
Microsoft and PC manufacturers fear that interested customers might wait until Windows 7 is on the market before they buy a computer including the new operating system.
Now Microsoft wants to launch an upgrade program which enables customers of new Vista PCs to upgrade to Windows 7 for free.
According to the report of informationweek.com the start of the program is scheduled for June 26 - buyers of a new PC will then be on the safe side and won't have to wait until October 22, the official launch of Windows 7.
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