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#11441 23-Jan-2007 15:44
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Since Vista is coming out in on January 30th, will people be able to go to a store and buy a new PC with Vista as OS? if not, when will that happen?





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  #58628 23-Jan-2007 16:40
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I have spoken to several stores over the past week about Vista, most places will have Vista on the shelves on the 30th and pre-installed on systems as well.

Thats the word from Harvey Norman, Bond and Bond, Dick Smith and Noel Leeming.

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  #58634 23-Jan-2007 17:17
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And if they dont most manufacters offer a tech gaurantee. So if you buy a system within a certain time frame and it comes with XP you can pay a small amount of money to upgrade.

Acer 26/10/06 to 15/03/07

Or if you buy office or XP off the shelf its 26/10/06 to 28/02/07

Most hardware manufacturers will be doing the same ie Acer, Asus, HP, compaq etc

 
 
 
 


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  #58637 23-Jan-2007 18:31
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Rather you than me. [Hyperlink removed]
Still, it's going to happen, whether users object to this or not.
Be warned.

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  #58638 23-Jan-2007 18:36
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Tarq57: Rather you than me. [Hyperlink removed]
Still, it's going to happen, whether users object to this or not.
Be warned.

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This actually has nothing to do with current topic. If you wish to discuss Vistas content protection then please start a new thread.

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  #58652 23-Jan-2007 19:42
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Sorry.

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#58660 23-Jan-2007 21:19
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No worries, just with a topic that contentious then theres a good chance it will attract the MSFT zealots lead by me.

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  #58841 25-Jan-2007 17:35
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BOOOOOOK buk buk buk buk buk. Oh wait wrong thread.



Yeah its a point - companies will be rolling out Windows Vista - but obviusly it will run slower on their existing computers. Does anyone know of companies forking out for PC upgrades for Vista?

Cos it kinda seems like a ticket to slow your PC down...and on a mass scale like an enterprise.

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