We previously reported that the world’s largest PC manufacturer, Hewlett-Packard, will pay for users Windows 8 upgrading who buy new Windows 7 computers until to February 2, 2013. Then, there are media linking it to the world’s second-largest PC maker Lenovo, and when asked whether Lenovo would take the same measures with HP, they got a negative response. In this regard, the Lenovo’s spokesman did not give a reason.
Microsoft had previously said, users buying a new Windows 7 computer within a specified period will get full subsidy of $14.99. Some PC companies have decided to offer a free upgrading service.