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2014: The year of Windows 7?

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Jan
2014

If you’re still scratching your head over why HP is pushing Windows 7 over Windows 8, this might give you a clue. Shawn Allaway, the CEO of Windows migration assistance firm ConverterTechnology, tells Network World that the impending death of Windows XP has led many of his customers to ask about upgrading their systems… but not to Windows 8. In fact, Allaway says that none of his customers have chosen Windows 8 so far and most of them will likely upgrade to Windows 7 instead. “They’re looking for stability, not necessarily the cutting edge,” explains Allaway, whose customers include Harley Davidson, Kohl’s and the U.S. Airforce. “Once an operating system is stable and locked down they fight hard to keep it

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