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Windows 7: Moving beyond Vista

Microsoft aims to make a much different first impression with Windows 7 than it did with Vista, its oft-maligned predecessor.

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Windows 7

Windows 7: Moving beyond Vista


Microsoft aims to make a much different first impression with Windows 7 than it did with Vista, its oft-maligned predecessor. Now that the beta is out, the test begins.

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Microsoft finalizes Windows 7
The software maker completes the final stage of engineering, releasing the product for manufacturing. It's still on track for launch October 22.
• Windows 7 RTM reviewed
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
July 22, 2009

Microsoft sets Windows 7 pricing, upgrade programs
The software maker will allow consumers to preorder Windows 7 at a big discount, while offering permanent prices at or below the retail prices for Windows Vista.
• More on the Windows 7 upgrade program
• What PC makers are paying for Windows 7
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
June 25, 2009

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CNET SPECIAL COVERAGE:

Windows 7

Windows 7: Moving beyond Vista


Microsoft aims to make a much different first impression with Windows 7 than it did with Vista, its oft-maligned predecessor. Now that the beta is out, the test begins.

Featured stories


Microsoft finalizes Windows 7
The software maker completes the final stage of engineering, releasing the product for manufacturing. It's still on track for launch October 22.
• Windows 7 RTM reviewed
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
July 22, 2009

Microsoft sets Windows 7 pricing, upgrade programs
The software maker will allow consumers to preorder Windows 7 at a big discount, while offering permanent prices at or below the retail prices for Windows Vista.
• More on the Windows 7 upgrade program
• What PC makers are paying for Windows 7
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
June 25, 2009

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