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Windows 8 Pro upgrade $15


Calico

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A coming Microsoft promotion will provide Windows 8 Pro to buyers of Windows 7-based PCs for just $14.99, according to my sources. The promotion begins June 2, and was first reported by my Windows Weekly cohost Mary Jo Foley.
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Dave76

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Wasn't the similar Windows 7 upgrade free?

The interesting question is the price for the Windows 8 retail.
 

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FuturDreamz

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Wasn't the similar Windows 7 upgrade free?

The interesting question is the price for the Windows 8 retail.
It wasn't free for me, it cost $15 to get the upgrade from MSI on my old laptop.

Other than that, it doesn't bod well for Windows 8 being a little bit cheaper...
 

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