It's won't be delivered until October 26, however Microsoft Corp. began accepting orders for the next version of their computer operating system.  If you own a personal computer running earlier versions of Windows you can buy the revamped system for as little as $14.99 to $39.99.  That is if you purchased a machine powered by Windows 7 since June 2.  If not your Windows based computer will cost you more if you want an upgrade.  The chance to upgrade at these prices expires January 31.   Windows 8 designed so it can power both traditional PCs and tablet computers in response to the iPad popularity.

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