Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Costs $39.99 for XP, Vista or Windows 7 Users
For those who want a disc-bound version of the OS, a $69.99 DVD package will be available at local retail stores. Look for that price to rise after the January 31, 2013 deal-end date as well. Microsoft mentions that a Windows 8 Pro System Builder option will be available for those who create their system from scratch, but there’s no price included for this option yet.
There is a spot of good news for fans of Windows Media Center. Contrary to earlier word from Microsoft, the Windows 8 Pro update will include the suite of tools, which adds support for live TV to Windows PCs and lets users use their machine as a DVR for streamed television.
There’s still no official release date for Windows 8, but the release window has been opened for sometime this fall. Hold on to your $20 bills until then.
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