Microsoft has announced a few months before that Windows 8.1 will be free upgrade for any users who has already using Windows 8. But on , September 17, company officials has shared more on how much the Windows 8.1 will cost forits users running an older version of Windows. For those who uses Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, Windows 8.1 will cost $119.99.
These prices is either for a downloading window 8.1 from Windows.com or as retail-packaged DVD product sold at any retail shop. These are the same prices that MS charged users of older versions of Windows for the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro upgrades.First, Microsoft is offering a full version of software at retail the time around.
This means that there's no requirement for the users to use the previous version of Windows in order to get these prices.Microsoft offered Microsoft officials said they are making this kind of change due to different feedbacks from customers "in specific technical scenarios." Specifically, this benefits users who want to build PCs from scratch, run Windows 8.1 in virtual-machine environments and/or run Windows 8.1 on a second hard drive partition on the hardware of their choice.