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Poll: 17% of Computer Users Will Buy Vista Soon

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

After six years and a six billion dollar investment, Microsoft released Vista on January 30. By the time of the launch, most Americans (53%) had already read, seen, or heard new stories about the first upgrade of the company’s flagship operating system since Windows XP. That figure includes two-thirds (66%) of those who use computers on a regular basis. One-out-of-six computer users (17%) say they’ll be buying Vista in the near future. Sixty-five percent (65%) will not, while 19% are not sure. Those under 40 are more likely than their elders to see a Vista operating system in their near-term plans.


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