Windows 9 could be a free upgrade for Windows 8 users

A report from Indonesian online publication Detik alleges that Andreas Diantoro, President of Microsoft Indonesia, has confirmed that Windows 9 will be a free upgrade for all existing Windows 8 users. It has also been speculated that Microsoft may offer heavy discounts for Windows XP users, although Diantoro did not confirm this.

Leaked screenshots and videos suggest that Microsoft will reintroduce the Start Menu in Windows 9, and introduce new features such as a notification centre, virtual desktops and Cortana.

Microsoft will announce Windows 9 on September 30 at event in San Francisco, and is expected to release a technical preview of new operating system. Due to the time zone difference, we'll have the latest Windows 9 dues on the morning of October 1.

In the meantime, here are five features we want to see in Windows 9

Source: Yahoo News

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