Financial planners and investment advisers are moving broadly and quickly to adopt the Windows 7 operating system for their personal computers as well as the Apple iPad for their personal use, according to preliminary results of the 2010 Software Survey released Sunday at the Financial Planning Association annual conference by Financial Planning magazine and virtual office consultant Joel Bruckenstein.

“Advisers are rushing to Windows 7, which has only been out for a few months,’’ said Marion Asnes, editor in chief of Financial Planning. “And already 35% of advisers have Windows 7 in their office.

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