Windows 8 upgrade registrations now open

Windows 8 upgrade registrations now open
Microsoft has announced today that it has opened up registrations for its $14.99 Windows 8 upgrade promotion.

Any consumer who purchased a Windows 7 PC after June 2nd is eligible for the promo from today until January 31st.



After the registration period ends, you will have to pay full price for the new operating system.

Microsoft has confirmed the deal for 140 countries.




Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 21 Aug 2012 20:00
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  • 12 comments
  • Azuran

    /pass

    21.8.2012 21:56 #1

  • Bozobub

    Agreed. Meh.

    21.8.2012 22:19 #2

  • ddp

    i wonder which countries are not getting it?
    the tally of total number of countries in the world is 196.
    http://www.buzzle.com/articles/the-numb...-the-world.html
    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_t...es_in_the_world

    21.8.2012 22:25 #3

  • Bozobub

    I'm pretty sure Libya and Somalia don't have enough electrical service to bother - lol...

    21.8.2012 22:52 #4

  • JST1946

    You forgot to add North Korea to your list.

    20 Year U.S.Army Veteran.Vietnam 1969-1972 101st Abn.Div.

    21.8.2012 23:00 #5

  • aldan

    damn,i better rush right out and upgrade before its too late.funny,sarcasm doesnt sound as good in print.lol.

    21.8.2012 23:14 #6

  • ddp

    bummer!!!!!

    21.8.2012 23:16 #7

  • Dardandec

    Soon they will be on eBay.

    22.8.2012 08:29 #8

  • dEwMe

    Originally posted by Dardandec: Soon they will be on eBay. Not for a while....

    When can I order and download my Windows 8 software?
    Windows 8 can be ordered beginning on October 26, 2012. When Windows 8 is ready for ordering, you will receive an email with your promotion code that you must redeem to receive the promotional pricing during the upgrade ordering process. This email will also include ordering and download instructions and a link to the ordering website.

    Just my $0.02,

    dEwMe

    22.8.2012 13:42 #9

  • SuikoNiNjitZu

    Just Say NO! to Windows 8 kid's

    Save Freedom Dont Elect Law Making Religion Nut Republicans

    24.8.2012 15:37 #10

  • Wcanywayz

    windows 7 pro cost $450 in Australia on release, online D/l.
    windows 7 pro cost $130 in USA on release, online D/l.

    I wonder how expensive Microsoft will make windows 8 for Australia .
    Its got nothing to do with "Postage and handling",
    it was all download and they dont allow Australian credit cards on the US server for purchase.

    Im gonna wait for the first service pack...
    then buy it from an american friend to send to me.
    $130-$150 versus $450-$550 .... yh .. US version it is :)

    If it's broken..... fix it or .... nah just fix it.

    24.8.2012 20:55 #11

  • Bozobub

    The ridiculous pricing is exactly why I pirate M$ products. Even the ones I don't want; I find friends (and even random people) to give them to.

    Screw M$.

    25.8.2012 01:46 #12

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