Both in the USA and in Europe Windows 8 is now selling for less the what you used to pay for Windows 7. How can they do that? Hard to say. Maybe MS has come up nwith away to reduce what it cost them nto sell at the retail level.
for more information, goto this nlink:
If you get it by digital download you pay only $40 less one penny.
Most new PCs and Laptops are cvominkg witn Windows 8, so you need to upgradet if you want to keep up with the rest of the world.
PS. No, they don’t pay me fro the free plug. Wish they did.