An official Microsoft report - Friday, has it that Windows 7 OS will include a tool that allows users to upgrade from a basic version of the OS to one of its more enhanced Version at the touch of a button. The Window 7 enhancement termed 'Windows Anytime Upgrade'(WAU), will enable users launch a screen from within Windows 7 that lets them purchase a product key for a pricier version of the software. Users can also enter a product key for an upgrade previously purchased at retail.
Microsoft spokesperson stated, 'that the enhancement became necessary in a scenario where users may want to quickly and easily upgrade to a different version of Windows 7 OS'. After purchasing or entering the product key, buyers can upgrade to whichever version of Windows 7 they choose with just a few clicks.
'WAU' makes it super easy to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium - with cost ranging as follows: upgrade from Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Home Premium for $79.99. Moving from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional costs $89.99. Home Premium to Windows 7 Ultimate is priced at $139.99.
Windows 7 OS availability to the general public will commence on October 22nd. However, it has been released to manufacturers.
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