Wednesday, August 5, 2009

D-Link Earns 'Compatible With Windows 7' Logo for 7 of Its 802.11N Routers

Testing Ensures Compatibility, Reliability and Quality User Experience

D-Link, the end-to-end computer networking solutions provider for consumer and business, announced that seven of its 802.11n routers have passed Windows 7 Logo testing, qualifying them for the "Compatible with Windows 7" Logo program.

Slated for release in October 2009, Windows 7 is an upcoming version of the Microsoft Windows operating system for use on personal computers. Windows 7 is intended to be a more focused, incremental upgrade to the Windows line, with the goal of being fully compatible with applications and hardware that are compatible with it predecessor Windows Vista.

The Windows 7 Logo program is designed to help companies develop systems and devices that have been tested to ensure that they meet Microsoft Corp. standards for Windows 7, with the shared goal of improving usability for the customer.

The D-Link® Xtreme N® Wireless Router (DIR-655) was the first router on the market to receive Windows 7 certification, with more models expected to past testing soon. The following D-Link® routers have already been tested for compatibility and have qualified to display the Windows 7 logo on their packaging by the end of Q3: DIR-855 Xtreme N® Duo™ Media Router; DIR-825 Xtreme N® Dual Band Gigabit Router; DIR-655 Xtreme N® Wireless Router; DIR-628 RangeBooster N® Dual Band Router; DIR-615 Wireless N Router; DIR-600 Wireless 150 Router; and DGL-4500 Xtreme N® Gaming Router.

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