<A target="_blank" href="http://www.informationweek.com/news/windows/operatingsystems/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=218101310&subSection=All+Stories">The non-upgrade version of Windows 7 </A>Home Premium will cost you $199. The upgrade, from Vista or XP, $119. But. If you pre-order during the next two weeks you can get up to half off that price. Of course, <A target="_blank" href="http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/2009-06-25-windows7_N.htm?csp=34">if you don't want to "pay" for Windows 7</A>, you can buy a new PC before October 22 and upgrade from Vista for "free".