How to Download Windows 8 Pro Upgrade for $14.99

If you recently bought a Windows 7 computer, you can buy and download Windows 8 pro upgrade for $14.99 only! In a promotional scheme to encourage Windows 7 PC buyers to continue buying those computers, Microsoft offered this deal to the computer buyers in 140 countries. Check if your recently purchased computer is eligible for the offer.

Windows 8 pro upgrade deal

Windows 8 upgrade

With the launch of Windows 8, usually computer buyers tend to delay their purchase to get the latest computer models with pre-installed Windows 8. But this deal means that such buyers do not need to delay their computer purchase, and get this deal which will let them upgrade to Windows 8 for a small price only.

Their computers must be new PCs preinstalled with Windows 7 with valid Windows 7 OEM Certificate of Authenticity and genuine product key. Apply now at the Windows upgrade offer website.

The fine print reveals that

  • Eligible dates– You must buy the Windows 7 PC between June 2, 2012 and January 31, 2013. Computers purchased before 2 June are not eligible for this offer.
  • Last date of order – The last day to register and order your Windows 8 upgrade is February 28, 2013. Microsoft will not entertain this deal after this closing date.
  • Number of computers -You can upgrade only one PC with one installation. A single customer can avail of maximum five PC upgrades.

Download Windows 8 upgrade

Once you register on the website, they will send you an e-mail with the promotion code and instructions to purchase and download the Windows 8 software at the discounted price. Then you need to download the Windows 8 software, uninstall Windows 8  on your computer. E-mails for downloading software will start going out in late October.

If the installation file sizes too big for your Internet connection, you can order an installation Windows 8 DVD, but they will charge you an extra fee for it as well as shipping charges. Microsoft will provide 90 days these technical support after installation.

Preview Windows 8

Did you recently by a Windows 7 computer, maybe you are eligible to download Windows 8 pro upgrade to $14.99 only. Don’t miss the offer, check now.

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About the Author: P Chandra is editor of QOT, one of India's earliest tech bloggers since 2004. A tech enthusiast with expertise in coding, WordPress, web tools, SEO and DIY hacks.