Want to use “cheap Win8.1”? Microsoft has a “bundling” condition!


(editor: horse relief yi)

according to foreign media coverage of science and technology, Microsoft will soon sell a called “Windows 8.1 with Bing” of “cheap version of Windows 8.1 system.

it is understood that this kind of system and the old version of the Wiondows 8.1. But OEM wants to obtain the authorization of the system, Microsoft must abide by the set of the following conditions:

the first, this version system can only be sold through authorized ways for OEM, consumer cannot buy separately.

second, can learn from the name, the system requirements will be Microsoft’s Bing search, is set to the default browser search tool. Users can use other browsers or experience a better search tool, but OEM factory pick up the system equipment, Bing must be set to the default search.

third, in addition, Microsoft also require OEM, to install Office. In general, oems to free consumers one-year Office 365 subscription services.

the report pointed out that Windows 8.1 with Bing will mainly apply to the Windows and relatively inexpensive equipment, main target products are tablet. It is understood that the system will be officially released in the next few weeks.