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Free upgrade to Windows 7

Are you still stuck with an outdated pc running Windows XP? We have some good news for you! From now until 15 December 2013 upgrades from Windows XP to Windows 7 will be done for free!

All you have to do, is send us an email to to request the upgrade. Please include the following information in the e-mail:

–  the work station’s asset number

–  contact telephone number

–  building name

–  room number

An IT technician will contact you as soon as the work station’s specifications have been checked. Older workstaions may need components for the upgrade and this will be for the account of the department.

IT will do the following without charge:

  1. Upgrade the operating system from Windows XP to Windows 7

You will have to pay for:

  1. Backups of work related data (including MS Office extensions, .pst files)
  2. The backup of personal data such as music files, video files and movies
  3. Hardware components necessary for the upgrade to Windows 7

If IT is requested to backup data, the cost will be as follow:

Less than 15GB – R950-00

More than 15GB – R1650-00



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