So who knew that Windows 8 was coming? Not me. Since I left the IT field I’ve pretty much blocked all of that kind of info out of my head and I just haven’t been following it. But for those of you that do, today Microsoft announced a Windows Upgrade Offer which will save you some serious cash! It’s also perfect for people about to buy a new computer – you don’t have to wait until the new update is out because if you buy a computer with Windows 7 now, you can upgrade to Windows 8 with the Windows Upgrade Offerfor just $14.99!
Windows 8 Consumer Preview, it is pre-release software. If you are comfortable running preview software on your PC and ok with doing a few technical tasks (like formatting a hard drive) here and there, then you’ll probably do just fine with the Windows 8 Release Preview.
And for all of you students that are taking advantage of the amazing buy a PC, get a free Xbox offer, the new upgrade offer can be combined with it and your upgrade to Windows 8 will be just $14.99 – it ALMOST makes those finals worth it, huh!
Need more info on the upgrade? Visit the Windows Experience Blog and then look for the upgrade offer which will be available only at participating retailers as well as online at MicrosoftStore.com starting June 2, 2012.