Microsoft has released its latest operating System Windows 8 which runs both on PCs and tablets like Microsoft Surface. If you are a existing Windows user and have a PC with valid license of running Windows XP SP3,Windows Vista, or Windows 7, you can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99. This upgrade offer from Microsoft is valid from October 26, 2012 until January 31, 2013 and is limited to five upgrade licenses per customer.
Upgrading to Windows 8 pro require you to install and runs the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant checks if your existing PC can be upgraded to Windows 8 Pro or not based on the Hardware of the system. After that you can purchase, download, and install the upgrade.
System requirements for Windows 8
- 1 GHz processor or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2
- 2 GB RAM / 20 GB available hard disk space
- 1366 × 768 screen resolution (to run Windows 8 Apps)
- To use touch, you need a PC that supports multitouch
You can Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro here.