Microsoft will buy back your Windows XP machine to give you a discount on a new Surface Pro 2, select Win 8 PCs

Microsoft will buy back your Windows XP machine to give you a discount on a new Surface Pro 2, select Win 8 PCs
Microsoft has announced this week that it will give you $100 off a new Surface Pro 2 or select new PCs valued at $599 or more if you decide to get rid of that old Windows XP machine.

If you are near a Microsoft store, you can bring the old device in for trade-in, or if you are purchasing online you just have to make the purchase from a computer that Microsoft detects as running Windows XP. While this hardly seems fair to someone near a Microsoft store, there are only a few locations anyway and those consumers can opt to buy online, also.



In addition, Microsoft is offering free 90-day premium support for the new device and a free PC migration software to bring all your data, apps and preferences over to your new computer.

The deal ends June 15th, and Microsoft's support of Windows XP ends next month.

Check the select PCs and more details here.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 23 Mar 2014 10:23
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  • 4 comments
  • GryphB

    M$ can still edited by ddp.

    23.3.2014 12:38 #1

  • SomeBozo

    Might be a nice deal if they buy back the Win8 machine and allow users WinXP :)

    24.3.2014 00:07 #2

  • Mrguss

    No thx. !

    Live Free or Die.
    The rule above all the rules is: Survive !
    Capitalism: Funnel most of the $$$ to the already rich.

    24.3.2014 16:57 #3

  • MagengarZ

    Nope. I'll keep my rotary dial telephone, thank you.

    5.4.2014 02:44 #4

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