Microsoft pilots Windows 7 family pack in Australia

Nov 30, 2009 4:20 PM
Filed under Sales & Marketing

Sweetener offered to customers that already bought three licenses.

Microsoft has released what it is calling a "limited pilot" for Windows 7 where it packages three licenses for the Home Premium Upgrade edition of its latest operating system for $249.

The Windows 7 Family Pack will be available at retailers Betta Electrical, Bing Lee, David Jones, Dick Smith, Harvey Norman, JB Hi Fi, Myer, Officeworks, Retravision, The Good Guys and WOW Sight and Sound.

Microsoft said that customers who had already purchased three upgrade licenses prior to today might be eligible for some freebies.

It said they would get three wireless comfort desktops consisting of a wireless mouse and keyboard set.

To be eligible, they would need to show "a single receipt showing the purchase of three Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade licenses in a single transaction or up to three receipts showing the purchase of separate Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade licenses that were transacted on the same credit card", Microsoft said.

"We listened to the feedback from our customers and we are very pleased to announce that we are piloting Family Pack in Australia as part of our Christmas offers," said Jeff Putt, Windows consumer lead at Microsoft Australia.

 
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
 
Microsoft pilots Windows 7 family pack in Australia
 
 
 
 
 
Top Stories
Reseller pays $2.65m for telco specialist
Acquisition scene heats up as JCurve makes another buyout.
 
Kytec files for administration, new company set up
Driven by management buyout, says MD.
 
Dataflex reborn under new owners
Buyer aiming for $30m after second acquisition in six months.
 
Sign up to receive CRN email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Are Chromebooks ready for the enterprise?

CRN Magazine

Issue: 326 | April 2014

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.