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Will Windows 7 Mean More Expensive Netbooks?

The Industry Standard reports that the introduction of Windows 7 in October could bring a price increase for netbooks as Microsoft will likely ask for more than the $15 it currently charges for manufacturers to install Windows XP. An analyst speaking to the Standard feels that with Windows 7 coming to netbooks we'll see prices rise and $300 netbooks become a thing of the past. Well Windows based $300 netbooks anyway.