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- Nov 27, 2006
Jon Bach, president of Puget Systems, a boutique builder many of our long-time readers are familiar with, said that Microsoft has given the green light to small system builders like his company to ship PCs with Windows 7 installed before the official release date of 10/22. PC World has the details on what Jon said and the dates they'll start shipping systems running W7.
"The great thing for us is that we'll be able to install Windows 7 on new computers before Oct. 13, since Windows 7 allows installation without a product key." said Bach. "Then on the 13th, after we have the product keys from our distributor, we can pop them in and start shipping immediately.