Intel Atom netbooks might not get Windows 7
Windows 7 is the latest OS from Microsoft which many people now enjoy. Microsoft made the Release Candidate 1 available to the public months ago for FREE. RC1 license will expire in March 2010 and will automatically shutdown your system every 2 hours unless renewed.
Now, more netbook users are into WIndows 7 as it runs kinda light and perfect for Intel N270/N280 CPU. But in the news reported by Digitimes, netbooks that run on those processors, which means almost every new netbooks around, might likely not get Windows 7 upgrades due to high cost, low demand.
Netbook vendors consider keeping Windows XP instead which currently costs at $25 – $30. Windows 7 is aroung $45 – $55.
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