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About this Article: Do you need to upgrade your Windows 7 to Windows 8? Do you want to check PC compatibility for Windows 8? Do you need solution on how to install or download Windows 8 on your home pc or laptop? This article can help you in knowing about Windows 8.
You must be looking to upgrade your Windows 7 to Windows 8 now after Windows 8 is officially available to be purchased and upgraded. Once you have installed beta version of the Windows 8 then using upgrade assistant you can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro.
Are you Windows XP or Windows Vista and want to install Windows 8 now?
If you are using Vista or Win XP at this time then you have to install Windows 8 Pro properly from the beginning and you need to take back-up of your data to avoid losing your important data on the computer.
How Windows 7 users can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro?
Windows 7 can easily move to Windows 8 Pro by upgrading their Operating system after purchasing online either by downloading from Microsoft website or by manual DVD upon receiving.
Is your PC compatible for Window 8?
There are many people out there looking to buy Windows 8 for their computers and laptops and they will be concerned that either their systems will support Windows 8, so if you are using Windows 7 then you can move to Windows 8 easily, but make sure you have purchased pc or laptop with genuine Windows 7. If you purchased your laptop with Windows XP and installed Windows 7 then you may not able to run Windows 8 properly.
Here I am mentioning the list of some required hardware for a system that Windows 8 would require on your system:
System Processor: 1 GHz
System RAM: 2 GB
Hard disk space required: 20 GB
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
How to buy Windows 8 online?
If you are looking to buy Windows 8 Pro now and need to upgrade your Windows 7 then you can buy Windows 8 from here. Price for upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro would be 40$ and ordering through shipment would be $70. Prices might change after 31 January 2013. Windows XP users can also buy Windows 8 Pro but they should also upgrade their systems before installing Windows 8 Pro.
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