Acer Exec confirms Windows 7 release date: 23rd October

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windows-7-install-screen.jpg“23rd October is the date the Windows 7 will be available” says Bobby Watkins, Acer’s UK MD. The company will be releasing its all-in-one Z5600 PC on that date, and it will come pre-loaded with Windows 7.

Microsoft is still claiming a release date of January 2010, but the company has acknowledged that it’s running ahead of schedule on the follow-up to its poorly-received Vista. Any of Acer’s Vista-based PCs purchased within 30 days prior to 23rd October will be eligible for a free upgrade.

Stay tuned for more news on Acer’s 2009 lineup. We’ll have the full details for you shortly.

Duncan Geere