Windows 7

Windows 7 Marketshare Jumps Past 3 Percent

Windows 7 has officially been a part of the worldwide mass market for more than a week and a half and now makes up more than 3.6 percent of all PCs tracked by research firm Net Applications.

Net Applications tracks OS usage statistics through information reported by internet browser software. On October 21, the day before the official launch, Windows 7 usage was at 1.89 per cent, according to Channel Register. By launch day, the number hit 1.99 per cent, constantly rising to 3.67 percent it hit on November 1.

 
 
 

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Windows 7 to fulfill 'unsated demand' for next OS

SINGAPORE--Businesses will be compelled to upgrade to Windows 7 because of the void left in the Windows operating system market by predecessor Vista, according to a Microsoft executive.

Andrew Pickup, Microsoft's Asia-Pacific general manager of marketing and business operations, admitted in an interview with ZDNet Asia Thursday that the lack of Vista deployments, coupled with the end of mainstream XP support in April this year, has left the market with "unsated demand" for the next version of Windows.

Steve Ballmer unveils Windows 7

Steve Ballmer unveils Windows 7 live from New York City on Oct. 22, 8 a.m. PDT/11:00 a.m. EDT

 
 
 

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Microsoft sets Windows 7 launch for Oct. 22

Microsoft will put Windows 7 on store shelves and computer makers will have systems ready to sell with Vista's successor on Oct. 22, the company confirmed today.

Microsoft will also offer discounted or free upgrades to Windows 7 to users who buy PCs in the months leading up to the operating system's launch in a program dubbed "Windows Upgrade Option," a company spokeswoman said Tuesday. Although the name is new, the program had been reported as early as January, when a usually-reliable Web site leaked information about the deal, including its July 1 kick-off.

MAINGEAR Offers Immediate Availability of Windows 7

Union, New Jersey – October 13, 2009 – MAINGEAR Computers, award-winning builders of high performance custom computers is excited to offer its customers full access to Windows 7. Every system purchased from MAINGEAR.com will now ship with Microsoft’s highly anticipated Windows 7 operating system. “Microsoft Windows 7 is quite simply the finest consumer operating system on the market today.” said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. “We are extremely pleased to be able to offer Windows 7 to our customers on our award-winning custom computers.”

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