Microsoft extends date for OEM preloads of Windows 7 for business users
Mary Jo Foley:
Instead, Larsen said that because Windows 7 remains the largest part of Microsoft’s installed base and is still in the midst of being deployed by business customers, Microsoft wants to make it easy and possible for businesses to continue to obtain it.
We’re Extending The Life Of Windows 7 Just Because | ParisLemon
Why is that? Because no one in their right mind wants a business machine that runs Windows 8!