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Also, the very first Microsoft retail store opens for business in Scottsdale, Arizona. A second store will open Thursday, October 29 in Mission Viejo, California. This Microsoft Store and the corresponding online store at http://microsoftstore.com will offer PCs, accessories, and third-party software directly to consumers. The online store offers a download option for some of the Microsoft software products such as Windows 7 and Office 2007. Check it out…

Microsoft's new store in the Scottsdale Fashion Square was shielded by a protective screen before its grand opening.