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Old 06-26-2009, 05:37 PM
Jason Dunn
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Default Pre-Order Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade for $49.99, Limited Time Offer

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='' target='_blank'></a><br /><br /></div><p><img src="" style="border: 0; float: left;" />You'll have to excuse the network-wide broadcast (well, except Apple Thoughts of course), but I thought this was something that everyone would want to know about: Microsoft is offering the forthcoming Windows 7 at a steep discount, but only for a limited time. Until July 11th, you can purchase <a href=";tag=thoughtsmedia-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B002DHLUWK" target="_blank">Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade for $49.99 USD</a>&nbsp;(that's an Amazon affiliate link, so your purchase helps support Thoughts Media). The normal price of Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade is $119.99 USD, so that's a very significant level of savings ($70 to be precise). You can also pick up <a href="" target="_blank">Windows 7 Business Upgrade for $99</a> if you want that version. When Windows 7 is released on October 22nd, Amazon will ship you the software.</p><p>The Windows 7 upgrade will work on a computer with Windows Vista or Windows XP installed. If you have an older computer, you may want to run the <a href="" target="_blank">Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor</a> to make sure your computer is ready for Windows 7, but in general any computer built in the past four years should be able to run it just fine. Windows 7 is lighter on resources and works well across a broad spectrum of hardware.</p><p>Got a netbook? Then you'll want to take advantage of this offer as well - I'm running the Windows 7 Release Candidate on an MSI Wind, and an HP Mini 1000, and it works really well on both of them. I think Windows Vista is a fine operating system, but Windows 7 is even better - it addresses many of the concerns that people had with Windows Vista and adds a degree of polish that means everything is easier to use.</p><p>Unfortunately, this offer is only valid in the USA and Canada (Canadians can order from <a href=";node=1288320011&amp;pf_rd_m=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&amp;pf_rd_s=center-3&amp;pf_rd_r=1CKWQD8RZ2KFKY5NRVW2&amp;pf_rd_t=101&amp;pf_rd_p=482313071&amp;pf_rd_i=3198021" target="_blank"></a>, <a href="" target="_blank">Future Shop</a>, and <a href=";langid=EN" target="_blank">Best Buy</a>). as far as I can tell. Europe is getting a different version of Windows 7 due to the lawsuits Microsoft is undergoing there.</p>
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