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Windows 7: HP promotes Windows 7 PC sales; says they are "back by popular demand"

21 Jan 2014   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

We will never know the agreement between HP and Microsoft.

My thinking is HP is in the business of selling computers not operating systems.
They are pushing Windows 7 because it sells more computers.


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21 Jan 2014   #12
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Re Windows 7 Driver:
If you install Windows 7 doesn't MS still provide a comprehensive automatic driver download?
If this support hasn't ended, when will it end?
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21 Jan 2014   #13
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

It turns out HP's advertising campaign is a bit misleading in that they have been offering some PCs with Win 7 all along. See here for more details.
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21 Jan 2014   #14
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

The IT guy at work just ordered a bunch of HP's with Windows 7. So is this just for the corporate environment or consumers also?
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21 Jan 2014   #15
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HAVOC View Post
The IT guy at work just ordered a bunch of HP's with Windows 7. So is this just for the corporate environment or consumers also?
Apparently both. Check here.
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21 Jan 2014   #16
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Re Windows 7 Driver:
If you install Windows 7 doesn't MS still provide a comprehensive automatic driver download?
If this support hasn't ended, when will it end?

Everything you want to know here:

Windows lifecycle fact sheet - Microsoft Windows Help

Windows 7 is going to be around for a long time. Thank God.

Basic drivers are not as good as dedicated drivers from the manufacturer. Most companies are starting to provide them now for windows 7 since a lot of people are filling up there phones with angry questions on how to even do something on windows 8.

I have a lot of friends in retail and they state that in my state, almost every windows 8 PC they sell gets returned, because they get frustrated trying to use it.
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21 Jan 2014   #17
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Certainly I won't let MS auto install drivers during a routine Windows update without asking me. In particular, I would always take control of graphics from Nvidia or whoever the manufacturer may be.
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22 Jan 2014   #18
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Certainly I won't let MS auto install drivers during a routine Windows update without asking me. In particular, I would always take control of graphics from Nvidia or whoever the manufacturer may be.
I don't either. I let Windows install drivers during the OS install and after that I get updated drivers from the manufacturers.
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