Special offers for Windows

Trade in MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

Get up to $650 in store credit when you trade in your PC or MacBook Air®. Simply bring your laptop, tablet, phone, gaming console or games to your local Microsoft retail store and check out our trade-in program. Receive store credit so you can trade up to the latest device. This offer is only available until November 2, 2014.

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Teachers and students get 10% off PCs

This offer is valid until 6/30/2014, or while supplies last, and is available in the Microsoft Online store in US (including Puerto Rico). Only available to higher education students and their parents; and employee, faculty, staff, school board and PTA/PTO executives for K-12 and higher education institutions. Some purchases are only available for higher education students and may require additional eligibility verification and confirmation at checkout to complete your order.

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Get huge savings on select Windows 8.1 PCs

Save big on select PCs at Microsoft Store. Offers available while supplies last.

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Get Office University for free

Students—get Office University for free when you purchase a qualifying PC.

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Windows 8.1 upgrade for students, only $69.99

Your computer, only better. Download the Windows 8.1 Pro upgrade and experience a new world of apps from Netflix, Hulu, Xbox Music, and more. Regularly priced $199.99.

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iPad vs. Windows

See how Windows tablets stack up against the iPad.

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A Chromebook and a Windows tablet.

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Find out the differences between Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro.

See what you can do with a world of apps at the Windows Store.

Discover new ways to personalize your Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 PC.

Our selection of recommended PCs for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.