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Windows 7 Upgrade Program
MSI Windows 7 Upgrade Program Flow
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End user must register the eligible notebook models at www.msimobile.com to qualify for Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form (MSI reserves the right to request for additional evidence of purchase)   Once completed product registration, user can request Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form by following the “Apply Window7 Upgrade Option Form” button located in their product registration account.*   MSI mails Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form to eligible end user
(See terms and Conditions)
       
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Microsoft starts shipping Windows 7
Upgrade DVD to end user
(*General Availability Date: 10/22/2009)
  Microsoft processes End user Fulfilment Request from website   End user visits Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade website to submit the unique number listed on Offer Form to submit their upgrade order www.windows7upgradeoption.com
* The last day for end user to submit order with Microsoft is 2/28/2010
*Users must complete the registration form before product requesting Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form.
*Window 7 upgrade request will not be processed until all necessary documents have been received from user.





Key Dates
June 26, 2009 – January 31, 2010
Windows 7 Upgrade Program Eligibility Period
October 22, 2009
• Windows 7 General Availability
• Microsoft will ship Program Upgrade Media directly to Qualifying End User after this date.
February 28, 2010
Last date for End Users to submit upgrade order to Microsoft
April 30, 2010
Windows 7 Upgrade Program End





Eligible Windows OS Versions
Eligible OS Versions
Available Upgrade Version
Windows Vista® Home Premium Windows® 7 Home Premium
Windows Vista® Business Windows® 7 Professional
Windows Vista® Ultimate Windows® 7 Ultimate





Qualified MSI Notebook list for Window 7 Upgrade
Eligible Notebook Models
SLIM/ULTRA PORTABLE CLASSIC ENTERTAINMENT GAMING
X340 CR600 EX623 GX620
X400 CR700 EX625 GT627
X600 CX600 EX630 GT628
CX700 PX600 GX630
WIND VR200   GX720
U210     GT725
      GT729
      GT735
*Information applicable for USA only.
*Eligibility may vary depending on region. Please check www.msi.com for more details.





Terms & Conditions
► All eligible notebook products must be registered at www.msimobile.com prior to selecting the Windows 7 upgrade Option Offer Form. (Shipping and handling may apply)
► MSI reserves the right to require additional proof of purchase date to determine the eligibility.
► MSI will not be responsible for lost or stolen Windows 7 upgrade Option Offer Form. One Windows 7 upgrade Option Offer Form per qualifying MSI notebook product.
► Registration with duplicated Product Number and/or Proof of purchase will be disqualified. Resubmission will not be not accepted.
► Original hardcopy of Proof of purchase is required. Submission without original proof of purchase will be terminated.
► MSI is not be responsible for any upgrade request deny by Microsoft. Please contact Microsoft for any denial request.





Frequently Asked Questions [ FAQs ]
Q1: When will Windows 7 operating system launch?
A: Windows 7 General Availability Date: October 22, 2009
Q2: What are Windows 7 features?
A: Please check http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features for more details
Q3: What’s the minimum installation requirements for Windows 7?
(1) 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
(2) 1 GB RAM (32-bit) / 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
(3) 16 GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20 GB (64-bit)
(4) DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Q4: Do I qualify for the Windows 7 Upgrade program?
(1) You must purchased eligible MSI notebook models between June 26,2009 and January 31, 2010. (Check HERE for eligible models)
(2) Purchased model must pre-installed with eligible Windows Vista Operating system (OS), such as Windows Vista Home Premium.
Q5: How much will the Windows 7 upgrade cost me?
A: MSI offers Free* Windows 7 upgrade for qualifying notebooks with purchase made between June 26, 2009 and January 31, 2010.
*Shipping and handling fees may apply.
Q6: How can I apply for the upgrade request?
(1) Qualified MSI notebook products must be registered at MSI website with the Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form option selected.
Click HERE to register.
(2) Mail original purchase receipt* to “MSI Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form Center.”
(3) After received the offer form from mail, submit the request through Microsoft official Windows 7 Upgrade Option site. www.windows7upgradeoption.com
*For any questions, please email us at Windows7upgrade@msicomputer.com or contact customer service.
Q7: How does Windows 7 Upgrade Option Form looks like?
A: Please Click HERE for a sample of the Windows 7 upgrade option form. (actual form may vary)
Q8: When can I receive the Windows 7 upgrade DVD?
A: The Windows 7 upgrade DVD will start shipping out directly from Microsoft after Windows 7 general available date (October 22, 2009).
Q9: What’s my upgrade option to Windows 7?
A:
Eligible OS Versions
Available Upgrade Version
Windows Vista® Home Premium Windows® 7 Home Premium
Windows Vista® Business Windows® 7 Professional
Windows Vista® Ultimate Windows® 7 Ultimate
Note: A language version of the qualifying Windows Vista product can only be upgraded to the same language version of the Windows 7 upgrade software. Also, the Windows Vista product can only be upgraded to the associated edition of Windows 7 (e.g. Language specific versions, territory specific, 32bit/64bit platform).
Q10: What do I need to know before installation?
A: A clean installation is required for Windows 7 Upgrade Option Program. All personal data will be lost after the installation. MSI recommends to backup all personal data prior installation. The backup data maybe installed to Windows 7, please visit Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade Option Program web for detail. http://windows.microsoft.com/upgrade-windows-E
Q11: What should I do? I still have question about the Windows 7 Upgrade Program.
A: please e-mail your question to Windows7upgrade@msicomputer.com. We will process your request ASAP.






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