HP Offers Customers Free Upgrade to Microsoft Windows 7.
Customers who purchase an HP PC starting today (June 25) may be eligible for the upgrade program. Following general availability of Windows 7 on Oct. 22, qualifying customers will receive the Windows 7 upgrade and an upgrade utility disk with a step-by-step guide for installation at their convenience.
If you don't want to be stuck with Vista, then go for the upgrade to Windows 7. I don't think you'll have any regrets. Want to read the HP press release? Click here.