Re: Win 8 pricing

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Bruce Sinclair, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. In article <>, Crash McBash <> wrote:
    >Just for a laugh I went to the MS site looking at upgrade pricing. I
    >was surprised to see an upgrade available to from XP as well as Vista
    >and 7 (IIRC the only upgrade to Win 7 was from Vista) and even more
    >stunned to see the price - $49 to download and $80-odd retail (IIRC
    >past upgrades have been north of $150).
    >
    >What on earth is MS up to?


    Encouraging people to pay for something they don't really need would be my
    guess ? Or to rephrase ... marketing ? :)
    Bruce Sinclair, Nov 5, 2012
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