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January 18, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Windows 8 upgrade prices going up in February

Microsoft has been running a promotion, offering upgrades to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99.

if downloaded and for $$69.99 if purchased at a retailer.

But that promo price is set to end on Jan. 31, according to the official Windows blog.

Starting Feb. 1, the prices for upgrades are as follows:

Windows 8 Pro upgrade edition: $199.99

Windows 8 upgrade edition: $119.99 MSRP

Windows 8 Pro Pack: $99.99

Windows 8 Media Center Pack: $9.99

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