Microsoft opens registration for Windows 8 upgrade
Customers who purchased a Windows 7 PC after June 2 can now register for the upgrade to Windows 8 for $14.99.
Making good on its promise, Microsoft has officially opened registration for new Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 8.
The software giant pledged in May that anyone who would be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99. The registration is to be open until January 31, 2013. If people miss the registration period, they'll have to pay full price for the software.
Windows 8 is drastically different than earlier iterations of Windows. It's Microsoft's answer to the question of how toand includes features like touch screen ability, fewer icons, and the capability to unify all devices.