We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Windows Help


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Win 7 availabilty on new platforms


Bargee

Likes # 0

Hi,

I'm wanting to get a new laptop & I don't want it to have Win 8. Tried it, hated it.

How much longer will Win 7 be avaialble on new laptops? I want to assess whether to buy now, or wait for New Year deals.

Cheers

Like this post
mgmcc

Likes # 0

"How much longer will Win 7 be available on new laptops?"

Probably until existing stocks in shops are exhausted. If they are discounted to clear them out for incoming Windows 8 stock, they won't be available for very long.

Like this post
Bargee

Likes # 0

Thats what I think, so maybe I should get it now.

Cheers.

Like this post
jamieamunra

Likes # 0

Hey Bargee, you might want to this http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/products/lifecycle

To be honest I don't think Windows 7 will be going anywhere for a while!

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

EE brings 4G LTE to Cornwall and a total of 21 new towns

IDG UK Sites

iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

IDG UK Sites

5 things Android Wear *can't* do: Smartwatch OS is great but not flawless

IDG UK Sites

Sharknado 2 VFX: how The Asylum created CG flying man-eating sharks