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Microsoft: Windows 9 will be free for Windows 8 users

Posted 27 September 2014 09:52 CET by Jan Willem Aldershoff

The President of Microsoft Indonesia has stated that Windows 9 will be a free upgrade to existing Windows 8 users. The Technology Preview of Windows 9 is expected to launch next week. For Windows 8 users it will easy to obtain Windows 9.

Breaking: Microsoft announces next Windows version and it’s called Windows 10

As soon as the OS is released Windows 8 users only have to update their system. Windows 9 will then automatically be installed, according to the President of Microsoft Indonesia, Andreas Diantoro, in an interview with the Indonesian site Detik.

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Microsoft has planned a press event next Tuesday (30th of September) where it willlikely announce Windows 9. The president of Microsoft France hinted that Microsoft’s upcoming OS will be indeed called Windows 9, the OS was codenamed Threshold till now.

From screenshots and videos we know that Windows 9 will reintroduce the start menu but with Metro Live Tiles, it will be possible to run Metro applications in a desktop window and Windows 9 will introduce a notification center. Microsoft will also add its digital assistant Cortana to the OS.

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banana11
New Member
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 16:23
will windows 9 also be free for those who have windows 8.1?
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roadworker
MyCE Resident
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 17:59
If it's free for win 8 users,bring it on M$!!
Or is it only free for Indonesian windows 8 users???
0 Agree

banana11
New Member
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 18:04
is registration free on this site?
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banana11
New Member
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 18:04
also I hope windows 9 is free
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DoMiN8ToR
Management
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 18:31
@banana11 if it's free for Windows 8 then certainly also for Windows 8.1 users. Also registration on this site is free.
0 Agree

Seán
Senior Administrator & Reviewer
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 19:34
This is something Microsoft really should have done when they launched Windows 7, considering how unpopular Windows Vista was.

On the other hand, I still wonder what's their plan for those still on Windows XP.
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banana11
New Member
Posted on: 27 Sep 14 20:10
i also hope Microsoft is also planning to bring more features to windows 8.1. also i hope this article is also true about windows 9.
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vroom
Administrator and Reviewer
Posted on: 28 Sep 14 08:33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Seán
On the other hand, I still wonder what's their plan for those still on Windows XP.
I think it will be something like, upgrade to windows 9 for only $$.$$.
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restcure
New Member
Posted on: 29 Sep 14 22:54
Some things never change: Windows EvenNumber is STILL the beta version of Windows OddNumber.
0 Agree

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