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Select Sony VAIO computer models that ship with Windows Vista Home Edition, Windows Vista Business or Windows Vista Ultimate, purchased on or after June 26th 2009, and until January 31st 2010, qualify for a free upgrade to Windows 7. Certain models that ship with Windows XP Professional and include a Windows Vista Business Certificate of Authenticity (“COA”) also qualify for a free upgrade. The upgrade order will ship after October 22, 2009 and may take 7-10 business days for delivery. Orders will be processed in the order received and the End User will be notified of their order’s status after this date.

To learn if your model is eligible for this upgrade, please visit the Sony eSupport Windows 7 page (Americas), or the Windows 7 VAIO Webshop (Europe).

If you a starving student, and find yourself ineligible for this program but need to get Windows 7 for cheap, and have an .edu email address you can visit this site by Microsoft and get the software for only $29. Great deal!

To learn more about Windows 7, please check out some excellent coverage at engadget and Gizmodo.