Acer: Windows 7 Will Be Out Oct. 23, Free Upgrade If You Buy a PC 30 Days Before

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Acer's UK marketing director Bobby Watkins tells Pocket Lint that "23rd October is the date the Windows 7 will be available." Better news: If buy a PC 30 days before, you get Windows 7 free.

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Admittedly, we're somewhat dubious of that specific date—it seems a little too specific, a little too early—but we're pretty comfortable with the idea of Windows 7 launching by fall, given that RC1 went out to MSDN subscribers today, with public at large getting a crack on May 5 and the fact that most people expected it to be out in July.

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Acer could very well be talking out of their acerhole, but I'd still say it's officially "wait until Windows 7 comes out to buy a new PC" season. [Pocket Lint]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

Nice time to release a product like this, seeing as how it's going to be almost 2 months into the Fall Semester. Good show!