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  • Surface Laptop owners can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free this year



    Microsoft is planning to let Surface Laptop owners upgrade to Windows 10 Pro free of charge until the end of the year. While the laptop ships with Windows 10 S, a new version designed just for Windows Store apps, Microsoft isn't charging Surface Laptop owners the $49 fee to switch to Pro. If you purchase another Windows 10 S device then you'll still need to pay the $49 upgrade free, but Surface Laptop customers will have until the end of the year to switch.

    Microsoft is also throwing in an Office 365 Personal account for a year with the Surface Laptop, providing full access to the desktop versions of Office. These apps will arrive in the Windows Store soon, and even the Windows 10 S shipping on the Surface Laptop will be able to run them.



    [The Verge]
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