Windows 8 isn't meeting expectations, which means deep discounts on laptops and software.
Microsoft is bullish about the future of Windows 8 and the Surface tablet. Others aren't so sure.
If you bought a Windows 7 computer on June 2 or later, you can snag a Windows 8 upgrade for $14.99. All others will pay a slightly steeper price.
On Monday Microsoft announced that a Windows 8 upgrade would cost just $39.99 for users running Windows 7, Vista, or XP. And new details about the OS suggest that installing Windows 8 should be a pretty painless process.