Quick Poll: Will Windows 7 win business after Vista?

Quick Poll: Will Windows 7 win business after Vista?

Much is expected of Microsoft’s Windows 7 by users who unsatisfied with Vista.

Reseller News wants to know if New Zealand businesses will be swayed by the next Windows release, or if their experience of Vista has turned them away from the operating system.

Since the beta of the revised OS was first glimpsed internationally late last year, commentators have been concerned that the enhancements to the user interface won’t compensate for minimal changes under the hood of Vista.

Let us know whether Windows 7 will be on your business’ radar, by voting at and you could win a Life Cam Show from Microsoft.

In our last Quick Poll, we investigated the future for netbooks, now a well-established class of notebook PC.

Almost a third of respondents said netbooks would influence other types of laptops, with portables shrinking and making netbooks redundant. This was closely followed by a quarter of voters who believed increasingly sophisticated mobile devices would overtake netbooks.

However, the remaining proportion acknowledged the place currently held by netbooks in the education market, as a second notebook option for travelers, and for those on a budget.

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