Microsoft has launched its latest series of windows operating system – Windows 8. They released the Windows 8, in India, about three and a half hours before its launch in the US.
Windows 8 having more features than its predecessors, but is optimized for touchscreen tablets & mobile devices. is available in two variants: Windows 8, the plain version that lacks features such as encryption and Windows-To-Go (it runs right off a USB drive), and Windows 8 Pro, the full-fledged variant.
Old Windows users, who have at least a Windows XP or a Windows 7 PC, can also upgrade to Windows 8. Those who bought a PC June 2 onwards this year (and till January 31 next year) can upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 for just Rs. 699. Others can update their OS via an electronic software download which will cost Rs. 1,999. The company will provide technical support for Windows 7 till January 14, 2020.
More details of Windows 8 in Microsoft’s official website:Â http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/meet