The Geek Squad and Windows Anywhere Upgrade
Posted on 2011-03-15
You have to love them and Microsoft. Best Buy apparenty doesn't sell anything with Windows 7 Professional on it. I had a customer who went there and bought a new Toshina notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium and to get them to Windows 7 Progessional sold then a Windows Anywhere Upgrade.
I have t take a sec to badmouth Microsoft too. Along with this notenook and Windows 7 Upgrade the purchase Office Home and Student 2010. Come on Microsoft. Quit being such tight wad jerks. Making billions isn't enough? Put a $2 physical DVD in the package when people purchase your software! Not everyone has FIOS and papers get lost! Geesh. As if you couldn't afford it!
Anyway the question... the Geek Squad said that after upgrading to Windows 7 Professional they need to clean the registry to make the computer run faster. Registry cleaners have been around for years and everyone knows that they don't really do much but according to The Geek Squad it needed to be done after the Windows 7 Professional WIndows Anywhere Upgrade. Keep in mind that the original Windows 7 Home Premium was only ran for about 10 minutes before doing the upgrade. Does anyone know what they are talking about and is there any truth to it?