Windows 7 Release Date Announced!

Three months ago, we mentioned in an article that Windows 7 was in the works; an official announcement has been made regarding its release date, so we are coming back to provide you with an update. Microsoft is projecting that the new operating system will hit retailers on October 22nd both in box form and pre-loaded on PC systems for sale. There are many signs that the new Windows 7 will be much more pleasing to users of all kinds than Vista and even Windows XP, so we are still crossing our fingers that all of the hype and positive rumors are true.

For those who are in need of a new PC before then,there will be free or discounted upgrades from Windows Vista will be available to anyone who purchases a machine shortly before the release date. While the PC manufacturer supplies these, there are rumors that Microsoft will be offering some kind of discount to all Windows Vista users. This has been left open and is yet to be confirmed. Want to test it out to see if Windows 7 is something you will be in line to buy this holiday season? Head over to the Microsoft website, where they are providing the Windows 7 Release Candidate download.

About Brent Whitfield

Brent Whitfield is CEO of DCG Technical Solutions, Inc. providing IT Support in the Los Angeles area since 1993. DCG exists to help our clients choose, implement, and manage IT and cloud solutions that are cost effective and reliable. DCG's pro-active approach to IT is ideally suited for companies who depend on reliable IT infrastructure, but don't want to spend a lot of money to keep it that way. DCG was recognized among the Top 10 Fastest Growing MSPs in North America by MSP mentor. Brent has been featured in Fast Company, CNBC, Network Computing, Reuters, and Yahoo Business.