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10/24/2009 06:40 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Iran Trying to Install Microsoft Windows 7

TEHRAN (The Borowitz Report) - Tensions between the United States and the Iranian government have risen over the weekend amid intelligence reports that Iran is trying to install Microsoft Windows 7.

Spy-satellite photos reveal a shipment of Windows 7 software, as well as a dozen IT professionals from Redmond, Washington, arriving early Saturday morning in Tehran.

While intelligence analysts warn that Iran's acquiring Windows 7 is a matter of grave concern, a Defense Department spokesman, Tracy Klugian, was careful not to overstate the danger: "Even under optimal conditions, Windows 7 will probably take at least two to five years to successfully install."

Mr. Klugian underscored his remark by reminding reporters that Iran attempted to install Microsoft Vista over three years ago: "They still haven't gotten that to work." More here.