Windows 8 will be officially available on October 26th, 2012

Microsoft Windows 8 Releases on October 2012 | GizmoLord

Steven Sinofsky – The president of Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft has recently announced the release date of Windows 8 at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting just few hours ago.

Microsoft Windows 8 Releases on October 2012 | GizmoLord

Microsoft Windows 8 Releases on October 2012

Upgrading from an older version of Microsoft Windows will cost a user just $39.99 for a limited time. Users purchasing brand new Computers pre-loaded with Windows 7 after June 2 will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 with a nominal charge of just $15. If you want a backup DVD from Microsoft, you will need to shell out just $15 along with shipping and handling charges.

Steven Sinofsky during Microsoft’s annual sales meeting

Steven Sinofsky during Microsoft’s annual sales meeting

If you do not want to take the online route for downloading the Windows 8 ISO, you can request for a packaged DVD of the Windows 8 Pro upgrade for just $69.99 during the launch promotion. To be noted, both the online and offline upgrade promotion will be closing on 31st January 2013.

So ready for the Windows 8 beat? Do let us know how is the experience with Windows 8 so far with you. What in Windows 8 you loves the most and what in Windows 8 you hate the most? Just convey us your opinions for the same through the comments section below. We love to hear you 🙂