Microsoft Indonesia president: Windows 9 will be free to Windows 8 owners

As it should be. I truly believe (if this is actually true here in North America) MS is doing the right thing.

Why?

Cause of all the Enterprises who have purchased Windows 8 and are not all that happy with it. MS does not want to go back to those customers and say: "Hey... Big-Ass Company... remember when you wrote us that HUGE check for all those licenses? Well...I need for you to do it again. Please... pretty please. Oh, and if you do... we'll give you a Start menu so your users know where the hell things are located. No REALLY! We out it back!"

Yeah... it needs to be free.

We already know quite a bit about Windows 9 (or whatever Microsoft decides to call it). Thanks to the president of Microsoft Indonesia, we might now know another detail about Microsoft’s upcoming OS—its price.

According to Indonesian news site Detik.com (via BGR), Andreas Diantoro, the president of Microsoft Indonesia, confirms that Windows 9 will be a free upgrade for all Windows 8 users.

Why it matters: Users are becoming more accustomed to free operating system updates, given the fact that even major iOS, Android, and OS X updates are gratis. And after the negative reception Windows 8 received, Microsoft has some added incentive to earn back its users’ trust. With that in mind, Windows 9 is just as much a chance to change the tenor of discussion surrounding Windows as it is a new version of the OS.

Read more...

Da Boss!

Website: www.digitalsmind.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Latest Content

  • Slip your head into a huge noise-isolating helmet
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Slip your head into a huge noise-isolating helmet Huh...so the Flintstones Gazoo helmet is now available to purchase.…
    Read more...
  • Consumer Reports stops recommending Microsoft Surface PCs over reliability concerns
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Consumer Reports stops recommending Microsoft Surface PCs over reliability concerns I have to laugh a little at this. What do…
    Read more...
  • Microsoft reveals new Windows 10 Workstations edition for power users
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Microsoft reveals new Windows 10 Workstations edition for power users Well, it's about damn time!
    Read more...
  • Alienware Area-51 Ryzen Threadripper Edition Hands-On With Benchmark Annihilation
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Alienware Area-51 Ryzen Threadripper Edition Hands-On With Benchmark Annihilation Um...DAMN! Threadripper is no slouch that's for sure! WOW! Sure, this…
    Read more...
  • Fecal Bacteria Found In Drinks Sold By Major Fast Food Restaurants Like McDonald's
    Written by
    Fecal Bacteria Found In Drinks Sold By Major Fast Food Restaurants Like McDonald's Welp, there goes the "yes" when I am asked if…

Visit the Digitalsmind Video YouTube Page!

Did you know we have a video page on YouTube? 

Well... WE DO! 

Check us out! 

- Our Video page.