Acer is offering customers who buy a PC between June 2012 and 31st January 2013 a chance to upgrade for just £14.99. This of course as part of the Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade program.

But, there’s more.

In addition to the standard Microsoft Upgrade offer, Acer has created a unique offer for customers of its Ultrabooks.

Any customer who purchases an Acer Ultrabook between 2nd June 2012 and the 31st January 2013 can apply for a refund from Acer, for the cost of the Microsoft Upgrade Program online upgrade.

The eligible models are the Aspire S3, Aspire S5, Aspire M3 and Aspire M5.

Once customers have completed the Microsoft upgrade process, they can visit and follow a link to the claim page.

Here the customer will be asked to provide information to confirm they have completed the Microsoft Upgrade Program and to identify their product.

Once this has been verified and the customer has met the requirements, Acer will then refund the customer for the online cost of the Microsoft Upgrade Process.

The promotion is valid for Acer UltrabookTM bought between 2nd June 2012 and the 31st January 2013.

You can check out the full terms and conditions at

Countries currently covered by this promotion are:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar; Kuwait), Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom.

Countries not included in this list are not eligible for this promotion.

About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. ( and The Redmond Cloud (

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