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Windows 7 takes to the streets with a series of launch events near you!


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#1 Grinler

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Posted 23 October 2009 - 12:22 PM

With the launch of Windows 7, Microsoft has taken to the streets of New York City and throughout the rest of the country with a series of launch events.Starting on October 23rd, Microsoft and HP will be hosting a series of events located in stores around NYC. The stores will contains demos of new HP hardware running Windows 7 as well as contests and giveaways. The list of the stores where these events will take place is:

 

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Time
Location
Office Depot10 a.m. - 4 p.m.1441 Broadway
Staples10 a.m. - 4 p.m.5-9 Union Square Street
Best Buy1 p.m. - 7 p.m.60 W 23rd Street
Best Buy 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.1280 Lexington Ave.
Best Buy1 p.m. - 7 p.m.1880 Broadway
Microsoft and HP are also sponsoring events featuring NBA players over the next several weeks to promote Windows 7, including a sweepstakes promotion that will award six trips for two to the 2010 NBA Playoffs and one trip for two to the NBA Finals. Secondary prizing will include HP and Microsoft product and/or NBA-themed merchandise - including seven notebooks given away every week. The list of NBA players and locations can be found below:

Player
Location
Date
Time
Store
Address
Eric "Sleepy" FloydWashington DCOct. 24th1 p.m. - 4 p.m.Best Buy3401 Jefferson Davis Hwy,
Alexandria, VA 22305
BJ ArmstrongChicagoOct. 31st1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Best Buy1000 W. North Ave
Chicago, Il. 60622
Dominique Wilkins AtlantaNov. 7th12 p.m. - 2 p.m.Best Buy1875 Pleasant Hill Rd
Duluth, GA 30096
TBDPhiladelphia Nov. 15th1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Best Buy2300 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Earl MonroeNew YorkNov. 21st 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Best Buy52 E. 14th Street #64
New York, NY 10003
Clyde DrexlerHoustonNov. 29th1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Best Buy5133 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77056
Kareem Abdul Jabbar Los AngelesDec. 5th1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Best Buy2909 Los Feliz Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039
 

All in all, these events look like a lot of fun for both geeks and basketball fans.

 



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Posted 25 October 2009 - 01:58 PM

I want to get windows 7 but im stuck with windows xp

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 05:47 PM

I'm sticking with XP/Linux dual boot. Windows 7, while nice and shiny, has things I don't like (Vista does too.) (see also: "Trusted" Computing.)

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 08:08 PM

are you saying 7 does not comply?
"What I cannot create, I do not understand"
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Posted 25 October 2009 - 09:31 PM

I'm saying that "Trusted" Computing is anything but trustworthy, and Windows 7 is at the forefront of implementing it.




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