Windows 7 retail sales will take place FIRST in NZ and Australia

Windows 7 (download) will hit first New Zealand, then Australia, due to the countries' placement with respect to the International Date Line, announced. "Our understanding at this time is that the availability of Windows 7 will 'follow the sun' on Thursday October 22," a Microsoft spokesperson said late yesterday. "As such, we're excited that the first […]

Windows 7 (download) will hit first New Zealand, then Australia, due to the countries' placement with respect to the International Date Line, announced. "Our understanding at this time is that the availability of Windows 7 will 'follow the sun' on Thursday October 22," a Microsoft spokesperson said late yesterday. "As such, we're excited that the first retail sales globally of Windows 7 will take place in New Zealand and Australia as we cross the dateline ahead of other markets."

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