Windows 8.1

If you are excited for Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8.1, there is no longer a need wait on your purchase. Windows 8.1 is now available for pre-order at Microsoft's website with a launch date of October 18.

A copy of Windows 8.1 can be picked up for $119 and a copy of Windows 8.1 Pro can be picked up for $199. We want to remind all of our readers that if you are currently running Windows 8, you will receive a free update on October 17 and there is no need to spend any money.

Microsoft has been moving to simplify and cheapen prices of their Windows operating system. Launch prices for Windows Vista where as high as $399 a license, for the Ultimate edition with a trail of other variations available. Windows 8.1 will be available in two flavors with a max price of $199 for the Pro edition simplifying choices for the average consumer.

Click here to visit the preorder page for Windows 8.1 at Microsoft's site.

Do you have Windows 8 already? If not, do you plan on preordering a copy of Windows 8.1?

Source: The Next Web