Microsoft Announces Windows 8 Pro Upgrade For $39.99

Microsoft today announced that Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $39.99.  And you can add Windows Media Center for free through the “add features” option within Windows 8 Pro after your upgrade. This is a great deal! You can purchase the upgrade from and use the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant to make sure whether your PC is ready for Windows 8. A packaged DVD version of the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro will be available for $69.99 at all local stores during this promotion which ends on January 31st, 2013.

Read more at Windows Team blog.

  • bnlf

    great price!

  • Milad Bazzaz


    dammit…Microsoft is SERIOUS about this Metro thinggy…;D

  • redtidal

    Wow, no excuse not to. 

  • Manzoor E Elahi

    Damn that’s a good price!

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  • Alex F.

    I’m getting at least two licenses for me and two for my parents’ laptops.

  • donzebe

    Problem solved. I have been thinking how much it will cost to upgrade my computers to windows 8.

  • vHatch

    Pretty cheap there, they must be counting on continued revenue from Apps and Gold Memberships

  • Willyggh

    What if I’m using Windows 8 the consumer preview already? Can I still get the discount?

    • Chris Halley

      That’s what’s I’ve been wondering. Hopefully more detail will be released on that sometime very soon.

    • Chris Halley

      Also, I just found this if it helps 😀  You can still register even if bought before.

  • the person

    that is an AWESOME deal!