Windows Anytime Uprade
WUA allows users who purchase machines with Home Premium or Starter to move up to a higher edition of Windows 7. The pricing structure will be:
- Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Home Premium: $79.99
- Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional: $89.99
- Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Ultimate: $139.99
After Windows 7 is released to market on October 22nd, you will be able to buy a retail package that contains an upgrade key from retail outlets.
Microsoft will also be offering WUA online upgrades in 13 countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK or the US.
Windows 7 Family Pack
Windows 7 Family Pack will be available on October 22 and priced at $149.99 for 3 Windows 7 Home Premium licenses. Consumers will save $200 by purchasing the Family Pack over individual copies.