Windows 7 will cost half as much in the UK as in the US, crikey! (Engadget)

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Happy news for our British readers today -- Microsoft is selling Windows 7 Home Premium in the UK at the bargain price of £65 for the full (non-upgrade) version. Converted to $107, that's less than Americans have to shell out just for an upgrade ($120) and about half the price of the full thing ($200). The Professional and Ultimate varieties are also cheaper by about $40 each. With Windows 7 E ...

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whoosh

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Wow that must be a first the UK getting MS Windows 7 for less then the price in the US :D
 


Kevj

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Wow that must be a first the UK getting MS Windows 7 for less then the price in the US :D
I saw this news first thing this morning ( here in UK) what a pleasant surprise! It's always been a constant annoyance that we have to pay far more for the same item as you guys in the US; what's worse, we're not able to even order 'direct' via US sites.

So it's a welcome change of stance from MS to do this....it'll certainly help encourage people here to move to Win7 :)
 


dam89

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Was over the moon when i seen that
 


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