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Windows Vista launch deals

By Julio Franco
Jan 29, 2007
  1. From dailytech:

    Best Buy: Purchase Windows Vista Home Premium or higher and receive H&R Block TaxCut Premium Federal + State, Kingston 512MB PC3200 or 512MB PC2700 DDR Memory and Microsoft Live OneCare free instantly.

    Circuit City: Purchase Windows Vista Home or Premium and receive a D-Link Wireless G Router, Norton Internet Security 2007, TaxCut Premium Federal + State, SpySweeper, Windows Live OneCare and a Lexmark X2480 All-in-One Printer free after mail-in rebate.

    Office Depot: Purchase Windows Vista and receive AquaZone, Professor Teaches Office 2007, Hoyle Casino, Norton Antivirus 2007 Professor Teaches Vista and Spyware Doctor free after mail-in rebate.

    OfficeMax: Purchase Windows Vista Home Premium or higher and receive a 512MB SanDisk Cruzer or Professor Teaches Windows Vista for 99c each.

    Staples: Purchase Windows Vista Home Premium or higher and receive a 1GB PNY USB Flash Drive free instantly. McAfee PC Protection Plus 2007, CA Anti-Virus 2007, My Home and Business Attorney and Norton Confidential 2007 are also available free after mail-in rebate with the purchase of Windows Vista.

    Links and more info here:
    http://www.dailytech.com/Jadeals/article5873.htm
     
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Wow. Aren't they expecting people to buy Vista w/o som encouragement? :)
     
  3. twite

    twite TechSpot Paladin Posts: 937

    Note all the anti-virus-antispyware software they are giving away with it.

    Not sure if thats a good or a bad sign. :suspiciou
     
  4. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Is Vista actually less secure? I thought it was supposed to be more. but I didn't do a lot of research.
     
  5. twite

    twite TechSpot Paladin Posts: 937

    Ive heard its supposed to be more secure but i just thought it was odd how they were giving away that software with it.
     
  6. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    How is Vista pronounced? Is it Vista (short i) or Veesta (long e)?
     
  7. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    Short i I believe.
     
  8. codecks

    codecks TS Rookie

    like asta la vista ;-)
     
  9. timvu83

    timvu83 TS Rookie Posts: 20

    Thanks alot

    Great post. Thanks for the info.
     
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