Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade Cheaper for New PCs
Picking up that netbook but not wanting to deal with that Starter Edition of Windows 7? Read this.
Are you not entirely happy with the limitations of the Windows 7 Starter or Home Premium of that new computer that you were thinking about buying? Microsoft today announced that discounts are on the way.
Starting next week, those who buy a new computer have the option of picking up an Anytime Upgrade Package at a discount. Microsoft's Windows community manager Brandon LeBlanc wrote in a blog post:
Many of our retailer partners are taking advantage of Windows Anytime Upgrade with a brand new offer that will start next week. Beginning April 4th at participating retailers, people who buy a new PC will have an opportunity to add Windows Anytime Upgrade to their purchase at a special low price. In the U.S.:
* Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Home Premium ERP $49.99 (versus everyday price of $79.99)
* Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional ERP $79.99 (versus everyday price of $89.99)
This offer will be available at participating retailers and for a limited time only, (in the U.S. this offer will end July 3rd).