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June 2, 2009 at 11:52 AM

Windows 7 on sale Oct. 22

Windows 7, the next version of Microsoft’s operating system, will go on sale Oct. 22, the company said.

The latest version will replace Windows Vista. Microsoft says it plans to offer a tech guarantee program that would offer a free upgrade to Windows 7 for people who purchase computers that come installed with Vista before Oct. 22.

The company did not have details on the time frame the guarantee will cover.

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