Windows 8 pricing went up on February 1st

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According to the official Windows blog, Windows 8 is getting significantly more expensive on February 1st. Here is a breakdown of the changes:

  • The Windows 8 Pro upgrade edition will be available online and at retail for $199.99
  • The Windows 8 upgrade edition will be available online and at retail for $119.99
  • The Windows 8 Pro Pack will cost $99.99
  • The Windows 8 Media Center Pack will cost $9.99

If you are ready to upgrade, you can purchase Windows 8 Pro online until January 31st for $39.99.

Everon recommends holding off on updating your business machines due to software and device driver compatibility, but using your personal machine to test things out is a good way to see how software is going work and to get comfortable with the new user interface changes.

If you have questions about upgrading to Windows 8, give Everon a call today!

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