Originally posted on What's On My PC:
The horse here being Microsoft, via the Windows blog… I do believe Microsoft has realized that the world of computer technology is quickly changing and there are now strong competitors to their market which they had such a hold on.
Starting at general availability, if your PC is running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 you will qualify to download an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $39.99 in 131 markets. And if you want, you can add Windows Media Center for free through the “add features” option within Windows 8 Pro after your upgrade
Read more details about the upgrade [ HERE ] .