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Windows 9 Will be a Free Upgrade for Windows 8 Users

Microsoft is all set to launch its new upgrade of the Windows operating system, the Windows 9. The company has already sent out invites for tomorrow’s event. They promise to reveal “What’s next for Windows and the enterprise.” It is certain that it will be the Windows 9, and most likely  it will be the release of an early developer version which they call as the ‘Technical Preview’.


An Indonesian publication reported that the new update may come at a cheaper price, not exceeding $20. According to Microsoft Indonesia Andreas Diantoro. Windows 9 upgrade will be available free of charge to all existing Windows 8 users once it’s released. It is said that users will be able to easily install the Windows 9 update after downloading it from Microsoft website, which is how Apple’s OS X updates have been rolled out on Macs for a few years now.

The company is expected to roll out the “Windows Technical Preview” at tomorrow’s event so that developers and enterprise customers can test the number of changes the company has made. The recent rumors and leaks have suggested the addition of a new Start Menu, a virtual desktop feature, and a Notification Center.

The actual price of Windows 9 has not yet been revealed.

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