Windows 8 Officially Released. Upgrade Now from $15

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Microsoft Windows 8 was launched on Friday, October 26, 2012. The new operating system is designed for desktops, laptops, tablets, and home theater PCs. It has a new user interface with a grid of dynamically updating tiles to represent applications, build-in Internet Explorer 10, SkyDrive, and others.

As of 26 October, a wide range of manufacturers — including Asus, Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, Sony, and Toshiba — have debuted more than 50 new devices in Asia that are built for Windows 8. Customers will be able to choose from a range of new models, including notebooks, tablets, all-in-ones, touch-enabled ultrabooks and convertibles (hybrid notebooks).

“With the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft is unveiling a reimagined Windows to the world,” said Tracey Fellows, President of Microsoft Asia Pacific. “Whether you want to consume or create, whether you want to work or play—Windows 8 delivers a no-compromise computing experience. You no longer need to choose between the fun and convenience of a tablet and the power and productivity of a PC.”

Windows 8 is available in 2 versions at retail: Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. Launching at the same time is the Windows RT (not for retail), which is designed for ARM-based tablets.

Windows Upgrade Offer

Through the end of January 2012, consumers currently running PCs with Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, are qualified to online download Windows 8 Pro for USD$39.99. Retail package is USD$69.99.

And eligible Windows 7 PCs purchased between June 2, 2012, and January 31, 2013 in more than 140 countries can download Windows 8 Pro for only USD$14.99 with the Windows Upgrade Offer.

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  1. I’ve actually managed to upgrade my pirated Windows 7 to Windows 8 with $15.
    However I think Microsoft now patched this loophole, I’m lucky that I managed to do it before it was patched.
    Now enjoying my original version of Windows 8, so far so good, slick and responsive.


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