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Microsoft to Offer Inexpensive Windows 8 Pro Upgrade

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft Windows users running XP, Vista or Windows 7 will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 when the new operating software becomes available, a date that has yet to be officially announced but which most observers and insiders believe will be sometime in October. Of the two versions of Windows 8 Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to ship, Windows 8 Pro is more feature-rich and eventually will be priced higher. Microsoft did not say why the sales promotion is confined only to Windows 8 Pro nor when it will start. Looking to charge Windows 8 out of the gate, the vendor will offer the (IT news)