Today is Windows 7 free upgrade day and other deals

Windows 7 is finally available for purchase, which also means that if you purchased a new computer since June 26, 2009 it's time for you to get your free upgrade to Windows 7.

If you haven't already requested your Free Windows 7 Upgrade from the manufacturer you purchased your computer from it only takes a few minutes and you should have your free Windows 7 upgrade shortly.

To get your free upgrade to Windows 7 you will need to request the Windows 7 upgrade disc from your computer's manufacturer before Jan. 31, 2010.

Here are the links to most major manufacturer's programs; but be prepared, some will charge you for your free Windows 7 upgrade.
The free upgrade to Windows 7 isn't the only deal to be had for upgrading to Windows 7. Students can purchase Windows 7 home or Windows 7 professional at a discounted price of $30 with a valid .edu e-mail address.

That's not all. If an upgrade isn't what you're looking for Microsoft is highlighting several deals on Windows 7 computers. Most notably, Best Buy is selling a Windows 7 PC Home Makeover bundle valued at more than $2,000; which includes a desktop, 18.4-inch monitor, laptop, netbook, router and Geek Squad setup for just $1,200.

Windows 7 has earned favorable reviews and is generally considered a good upgrade option even on older hardware. Before upgrading you should find out if your computer meets the Windows 7 system requirements.
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