Originally Posted by flyer85
It just seems to me that Microsoft is charging the user again for an improved version of Vista (what it should have been). When Vista was releasedan incredibly high percentage of existing hardware was inadequate for running the new OS. Now with WIndows 7 the specs for running are what they should have been for Vista. I am not going to pay them more money for delivering what they should have in the first place.
I wouldn't have paid full retail or anything close, but I got it for $40 through a Microsoft employee. My new laptop is supposed to be getting a free upgrade, but I've been waiting three weeks and still haven't received it.