Microsoft will be running a $15 upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for customers who purchase a Windows 7 PC from June 2nd.
The limited-time offer will run until January 31st 2013, and all customers who choose to upgrade will be invited to exclusive workshops to learn more about Windows 8.
Windows 8 will feature Internet Explorer 10, a new start screen, and will be compatible with touch-enabled PCs. ‘Its Windows reimaged and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability’ states Microsoft’s website.
Three years ago Microsoft sucessfully run a similar program for Vista-to-Windows 7 upgrades. Windows 8’s final release is expected to take place sometime in October 2012.