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Windows 7: Windows 7 finds home at Intel

30 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Windows 7 finds home at Intel

Good news for Microsoft: Intel is looking forward to installing Windows 7 on the computers of its own employees.
Intel was arguably the most visible corporation that decided to skip Vista.

And it was by no means lonely in its decision.

But Windows 7, it appears, will receive a friendlier welcome. At a Technology Summit with reporters and analysts today in San Francisco, Intel's EVP and chief sales and marketing officer Sean Maloney was asked whether Chipzilla would wait for the first Windows 7 service pack before it began deploying it to its employees.

"This time I think we'll go faster," said Maloney.
The company's top salesman also sympathized with those who passed on Vista. "There was an excuse not to deploy Vista, because - rightly or wrongly - people said 'wait for service pack X' or 'we don't like the compatibility issues.'"

But this time out, Maloney said, "There are really good reasons for the business client in terms of security, power management - lots of good reasons why you'd go for it."
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30 Jul 2009   #2
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit

Thanks for that interesting article especially as I'm using an Intel machine.
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30 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

yeah Im an intel fan lately as well.
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30 Jul 2009   #4


Slam dunks the question "Should I upgrade?"
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30 Jul 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

everyone will now!
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30 Jul 2009   #6

7 Ultimate 64/XP 32bit/XP 64bit/Google OS

In the place were i work at summer is already installed windows seven on 4 office computer to test if it is good for one programm whit what we are working and it's doing it's job well. Vista didn't run good whit this programm. The boss seed that he had done the pre order for 36 computer.
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30 Jul 2009   #7

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11

Well the first big corp has stepped up. Just maybe some of the IT techs will be able to convince their boss that win 7 is a good OS for the company. It should also help Server 2008. Thanks for the article.
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30 Jul 2009   #8
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

m$ rubbing hands with glee - and so they should! damn good product!
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30 Jul 2009   #9

Windows7 Enterprise

I think Win7 will reach the number of installed Vistas pretty fast.
Due to NDA:s I cant go into details but I'm currently involved in a couple of projects that will leed to 30 000 boxes beeing upgraded from XP to Win7

Depending on your needs ofcource but if you do use offline folders, there is a huge difference between XP (replicates the entire changed file) and vista/W7 (replicates the change). This in combination with bitlocker and faster boottimes can save alot of user time waiting for boot/login. Once again, this equals money in the CIO:s eyes
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30 Jul 2009   #10


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mats View Post
Due to NDA:s I cant go into details...30,000 boxes being upgraded from XP to Win7
Hey, are you on the eighth floor? Didn't Jim say "Don't mention anything to anybody."
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