Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $40 (ends 1/31/13)
The Microsoft Windows 8 Pro upgrade promotion for $40 for Windows 7, Vista and XP computers ends on 1/31/13. After that, the price jumps up up and away. If you purchased a Windows 7 computer after 6/2/12, your upgrade price is $15. You don't have to install right now - you can buy the upgrade now and install in the future. Details on this promotion at CNet News... On the other hand, given the lukewarm reception of Windows 8, one can speculate that more upgrade promotions in the future are likely.