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PC Demand Surge Expected as Windows 7 Support Set to End

PC Demand Surge Expected as Windows 7 Support Set to End

   Tokyo, Jan. 10 (Jiji Press)--Electronics retailers are preparing for a surge in demand for personal computers during the three-day weekend through Monday, ahead of the end of Microsoft Corp.'s support service for its Windows 7 operating system on Tuesday.
   Bic Camera Inc. <3048> is encouraging customers to buy replacement PCs, by setting up at its computer sales areas signs counting down the number of days until the support service ends. Additionally, the company is giving up to 30,000 yen's worth of reward points to those who buy select PCs.

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