Upgrade to Windows 8 at INR 699 or $14.99
Microsoft surely has hit where it matters to get most of their users upgrade to Windows 8. Launched on 26th October 2012, and unlike before Microsoft is allowing customers an option to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro and it does not matter if you are running Windows XP or Windows 7 and pirated or genuine. This is possible as Microsoft is not verifying the license of the existing OS.
Lets look at the pricing. Microsoft has set a price of Windows 8 Pro at $69.99 at retail. However, customers can get the OS at $39.99 from the launch till January 31, 2012. This discounted price is already lower than what Microsoft had in offer for the previous versions of Windows OS.
Is there a way to get the OS even at a lower cost? The answer is Yes. Microsoft has rolled out a special upgrade offer for all PC buyers who bought new PC’s with Windows 7 preloaded. Be it any version, you can avail the new offer if you have purchased a PC with Windows 7/Vista/XP between 02nd June 2012 and 31st January 2013. This offer is applicable for digital purchase of Windows 8 Pro and the offer price is $14.99 or INR 699.
Yes, you read it right. You are given an option to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro at a price of $14.99 or INR 699. You need not have to worry in case you have not purchased any new PC during the period mentioned above. We have got you covered.
Hit this link http://www.windowsupgradeoffer.com/. Click on Continue and Fill up the details in the Registration Form. In the date of purchase fields, enter the date between June 02 2012 and your date of purchase. Accept the terms and conditions and hit Continue.
Once you complete the registration and if it is successful, you will receive a mail from Microsoft containing the Promotional code.
Now visit this link http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/upgrade-to-windows-8 and Download Upgrade Assistant. This application verifies the OS and sets up the purchase for you. Fill all the address and Payment details and click on next. In the purchase screen, it will show the full price. However, on the order confirmation page you will have a chance to enter your promo code which you received via e-mail. Holla, the price will be reduced to INR 699 or $14.99.
You will receive confirmation email from Microsoft about the purchase and contains the Serial Key. Download the Digital copy of Windows 8 and use the Key received via email to make your Windows OS genuine.
The low pricing has triggered many folks to move into genuine Windows platform and keep the piracy thingy at bay. Do remember, in case you want to order a Disk, you need to pay extra for the media.
Why is Upgrade Assistant required?
It runs through the applications, hardware of your system and gives a compatibility report on what will work with Windows 8 and what will not. Allows users to purchase, download and Install Windows 8.
Have you purchased your copy of Windows 8? Do let us know your views on affordability, ease of purchase.