Itsnofunpurchasingacomputerthatrunsonalast-genOS,whichiswhyMicrosoftallegedlyplanstooffera$14。

99upgradetoWindows8ProwhenbuyingaWindows7-poweredPCbeginningJune2。

ThisofferismeanttokeepWindows7PCsalesstableevenwhenitssucceedingOScomesaround。

ThepushtoProinsteadofthevanillaeditionofWindows8remainsamystery。

Andincaseyouarewondering:no,thereisnoconfirmeddateyetastowhenWindows8andallitsMetrogoodnesswithbeavailable。

Atleasttheupgradegivesyousomethingtoholdonto。

ThespokespersonforMicrosoftdeclinedtocommentonthependingWindows8offer。