Warwick, 26th January 2007, high performance notebook manufacturer rock today announced that its range of award winning notebooks will be available to configure with Windows Vista from midnight tonight. Notebooks will ship on Microsoft’s launch date with rock being among the first to get Vista systems into customers’ hands. Windows Vista allows you to experience breakthrough technologies that are visually exciting and will positively change the way you use your notebook. The unparalleled speed and features of the rock range make them the ideal mobile platform to make the most of Vista. Improved power management options will help users to get more battery life. Nick Boardman, CEO of rock, commented: “We are delighted to be able to make Vista available to our customers from day of launch. Our hardware is the fastest available in a mobile platform so our customers also demand the latest software.” rock notebooks with Windows Vista will be shipping from Microsoft’s launch date next week and pre-orders can be placed on the rock website at www.rockdirect.com from the 27th January. High resolution photography available on request. Limited review samples are available. Windows XP will remain a configurable option for those that have a special requirement for it. For full technical and specification details please visit http://www.rockdirect.com. About rock rock’s manufacturing facility in Warwick has maintained the highest standards of notebook services for over 14 years and continues to lead the mobile computing world with the most innovative notebook technology available on the market. In addition to continued technological innovation in the portable computing market, rock is the only notebook manufacturer to supply a 3 year collect and return warranty on its entire notebook range as standard ensuring it offers the most comprehensive after sales service.