Aussie man first to physically buy Windows 7.

While there may be others who may have bought a Windows 7 copy legally, from other sources, Spiros Giokaris seems to be the first man to have bought a Windows 7 copy physically from across the counter at a retail store in Sydney, Australia.


Spiros Giokaris was chosen from a draw of names by retailing supremo Gerry Harvey to be first customer to purchase the new operating system at a Harvey Norman store in Sydney’s south at midnight this morning.

Mr Giokaris, who works in sports management, was ecstatic to hand over his credit card to Harvey.

“I can’t wait to go home to try it out — I’m excited,” he told ninemsn.

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