Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jul 2012 19:45 UTC
Windows So, I guess Apple set a trend three years ago when it announced the $29 pricing for Snow Leopard (insert patent joke here). Microsoft has just announced the upgrade pricing for Windows 8 Pro - and it's good. Every Windows XP, Vista, and 7 install, no matter the version, is eligible for an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro (download version) for just $39.99. The fine print: this offer only runs until January 31, 2013.
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"Upgrade"?
by bolomkxxviii on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 11:14 UTC
bolomkxxviii
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2006-05-19

How is Windows8 an upgrade? I use a Windows7 box as a DVR. I like Windows Media Center and it just works. Microsoft has decided to remove it from Windows8 but if you buy a high end version of Windows8 they will do you the great favor of selling you Windows Media Center. No thanks. I thought "upgrades" were supposed to ADD features, not take them away.

No sale to me.

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RE: "Upgrade"?
by tanzam75 on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 16:36 in reply to ""Upgrade"?"
tanzam75 Member since:
2011-05-19

Read the article.

And if you want, you can add Windows Media Center for free through the “add features” option within Windows 8 Pro after your upgrade.

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