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Old 11-03-2010, 02:52 PM
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Default Windows 7 Upgrade

I was wondering when the Windows 7 Upgrade will be available to those of us on campus that would wish to upgrade from XP.
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Old 11-04-2010, 11:24 AM
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We are currently in the planning stages for rolling out Windows 7 to the sophomore, junior, and senior classes. There will be a minor cost for media (software DVDs) that will be necessary when you graduate and have to switch to a home premium version of the software. Juniors and seniors may also opt to pay for a memory upgrade which will enhance Windows 7 performance. Please watch for an email about the process when we have it established. Feel free to contact me if you have any further questions. Thank you.
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Old 11-05-2010, 03:43 PM
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Juniors and seniors may also opt to pay for a memory upgrade

Can we get the RAM upgrade w/out the new OS? TIA
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:59 PM
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You can but since 2GB is the minimum amount of RAM required for Windows 7 you may want more. We'd recommend 4GB (which is what the freshmen and sophomores have). We haven't noticed any significant performance issues with 2GB in our testing, but we can't predict what people will be running on their laptops either. If anything, though, Windows 7 seems to run as well or better on the same hardware as Windows XP. It's a significant amount better than Vista too.

Also, you don't have to get the memory through us.
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Old 12-07-2010, 11:44 PM
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"We are currently in the planning stages for rolling out Windows 7 to the sophomore, junior, and senior classes."

That was Nov 4th. Progress?
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Old 12-08-2010, 09:26 AM
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Yes, there's progress. We had hoped to get a rollout before the end of the semester, but it looks like we'll be starting in January.
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:39 PM
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is there any new news on the subject?
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