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Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Software |

Microsoft began accepting applications for upgrade to Windows 8 for $ 14.99

Microsoft began accepting applications for upgrade to Windows 8 for $ 14.99

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began taking orders yesterday to update the operating system user who bought a computer with Windows 7 in the last 11 weeks, who can access the upcoming for a special price of $14.99.

All who meet the requirements and have bought a machine with Windows 7 from June 2 will join Microsoft and wait until 26 October to receive the update, which will come through a code via email along with instructions.

People from Redmond request that if you register your name, email address, phone number, date of purchase, store name, the make and model of the computer and, in some cases, the key 25-character Windows 7 to prevent piracy in countries where this is a relevant factor.

In fact the team Computerworld confirmed that filling the request claiming to be a user asks U.S. not key Windows 7, in contrast, to claim to be a user of India, one must enter the 25 characters.

Also, coming soon will enable other online upgrade offer to at a price of U.S. $39.99 for Windows XP and Vista, which will be sold in physical copies to U.S. $69.99 in stores.

This version is intended for those stores buy first Microsoft operating system, and corresponds to a promotional price will last until January 31, 2013, after which all copies of Windows 8 will start to cost their normal price of $199.

Links:
- Microsoft starts taking orders for $ 14.99 Windows 8 upgrade (ComputerWorld)
Windows 8 Pro to be priced at $ 199 $ 69.99 promotional pricing Following (The Verge)

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