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Windows 7 now available at Best Buy


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Windows 7 is available now for purchase at all Best Buy stores nationwide. For customers who want to convert their existing PCs to Windows 7, Best Buy is selling the new platform in-store for $89.99 to $219.99, as well as a Windows 7 upgrade services from Geek Squad for $39.99, excluding software.

Leading Best Buy’s broad selection of Windows 7-ready gear is an exclusive bundle from HP that delivers in-home networking on the Windows 7 platform. Dubbed “PC Home Makeover,” for $1,199.99 customers can purchase an HP desktop, monitor, laptop, netbook, wireless router and Geek Squad setup and networking. The exclusive HP offer is available Oct. 22 through mid-January.

Best Buy has converted the majority of its large assortment of PC products to Windows 7 so customers can interact with the new platform in-store before they buy.

For those customers who want to upgrade to Windows 7 without buying a new PC, Geek Squad has reduced its $129.99 operating system install service charge to just $39.99. The service allows customers to upgrade their Windows XP or Windows Vista to Windows 7 without having to do it themselves. People who have purchased their PCs from Best Buy between June 26 and Oct. 21 will likely qualify for a free upgrade on Windows 7 software. Those customers can bring their PCs and sales receipts to the nearest Geek Squad Precinct and receive a free Windows 7 upgrade installed on their computers. Geek Squad Precincts are located inside every Best Buy store.

Additional information about Best Buy support for the Windows 7 upgrade can be found at any Best Buy store and online at and at

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