Microsoft rolls out Black Friday deals


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Microsoft, not wanting to be left out of the Black Friday madness, revealed some deals for shoppers on its website.

The company is not known for Black Friday deals, but is offering discounts on laptops, video games and software programs.


The headlining deal is a free Dell Mini Netbook when you buy a copy of Office Home and Business 2010 for $280. The laptop typically sells for $290.

Another score is buying the 13-inch HP Pavilion Notebook for $399, instead of its regular $649 price tag.

Video gamers will be happy to find a $20 discount on Xbox 360’s Halo: Reach and Fable III.


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