ASUS to Offer Windows® 7 Upgrade - For customers who purchase an ASUS PC during the Eligibility P

July 1, 2009 // 10 a.m.

ASUS is pleased to announce that it will be offering the Windows® 7 Upgrade Program to its users. Users who purchase a qualifying ASUS notebook during the eligibility period from 26th June 2009 to 31st January 2010 will receive their Windows® 7 platform upgrade kits after the Windows® 7 General Availability Date.



Users will be able to upgrade from Windows Vista® Home Premium, Windows Vista® Business and Windows Vista® Ultimate to a corresponding Windows® 7 operating system (see Figure 1), while users who purchased eligible PCs and downgraded their operating systems from Windows Vista® to Windows® XP operating systems are also eligible for the upgrade program.



Windows® 7 Upgrade Program Procedures:



Upon the purchase of qualified ASUS products (Figure 2), users should register their PCs for the Windows® 7 Upgrade Program via the official ASUS website at:

event.asus.com/2009/windows7



Where they may make payment (Visa / MasterCard) for any applicable handling and shipping charges incurred.

Once registered, users will receive their Windows® 7 upgrade kits after the General Availability Date.



Figure 1: Windows® 7 Upgrade Paths



Please see PDF release online for Figure 1:

www.tru-pr.co.uk/press/clients/asus/ASUSWindows7UpgradePRFinal.pdf



Figure 2: ASUS products eligible for Windows® 7 Upgrade



Please see PDF release online for Figure 2:

www.tru-pr.co.uk/press/clients/asus/ASUSWindows7UpgradePRFinal.pdf



About ASUS

ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company’s revenue for 2008 was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among the top 10 IT companies in BusinessWeek’s “InfoTech 100”, and has been on the listing for 12 consecutive years. ASUS was rated No.1 in quality and service by the Wall Street Journal Asia.



With an unparalleled commitment to innovation and quality ASUS won 2568 awards in 2007 – an average of 7 awards for every day of the year. Over a remarkably short period of time ASUS has become one of the top laptop manufacturers worldwide creating compelling computer experiences that have delighted consumers across the world. ASUS are the Fastest Growing Laptop Brand in Europe and ASUS sales are outstripping manufacturers who traditionally dominated the market.



ASUS notebooks have changed the face of the consumer electronics market place with the introduction of highly original and ground breaking notebooks like the Eee PC™ family and the Lamborghini range. ASUS’s design excellence is renowned and it is always informed by the life-style needs of consumers creating laptops that are technologically advanced, sophisticated and refined yet ruggedly robust.



Notes to Editors

If you would like a product review please contact the press office or see sample request form on the press assets pages if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.



In addition we are able to organise interviews with the Marketing Specialists for ASUS UK. Please contact the press office to request an appointment.



Scans, specs and further information can be found on the following link:

www.tru-pr.co.uk/press/client.php?c=asusindex



Detailed stockist information can be found on the following link:

uk.asus.com/wheretobuy_new.aspx?sltLanguage=en_GB&country=1339
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