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HP refunds on Windows 8 upgrade*

The online submission period for the Windows 8 upgrade promotion has now ended.

How to get your Windows 8 upgrade refund.

Buy a qualifying HP Notebook and we’ll completely refund your upgrade to Microsoft Windows 8 (Pro).

Refund ammount: € 15,00

Qualifying products.

HP Notebook PC with Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Pro pre-installed.
HP ProBook Notebooks:
4340sB6M37EA; B7B15EA
4535sB0W86ES; B7B11EA; LY427EA
4540sB6M75EA; B6N83EA; B6N96EA;
B7B08ES; B7B10ES
6470bB6P68ET; B6P70ET
6570bB6P78ET; B6P79ET
HP EliteBook Notebooks:
8470pB6P90ET; B6P94ET
HP Ultrabooks:
Folio 13B0N00AA
Spectre XT ProB8W13AA
HP Notebook PC:
HP 650B7B07ES, B6N63EA
HP 655B6M63EA, B7B06ES
HP Desktops:
HP Pro 3300 SFFXT335EA; XT339EA
HP Pro 3400 MTLH128EA
HP Pro 3405 MTQB242EA; LH132EA
HP Pro 3420 AiOA2J98EA; LH155EA
HP 3500 MTQB286EA; QB292EA; QB344EA
HP 3505 MTQB287EA; QB307EA
HP 4300 SFFLX816EA; LX819EA; LX817EA; H4U31ES
HP 6005 MTXG081ET
HP 6005 SFFXG080ET; XG079ET
HP 6200 MTXY255ET; XY254ET; XY107ET
HP 6200 Pro SFFXY110ET
HP Pro 6300 AiOC2Z39ET; C2Z40ET
HP 6300 Pro MTB0F50ET; B0F56ET
HP 6300 Pro SFFC3A18ET; B0F57ET; B0F55ET
HP 6305 MTXG089ET
HP 6305 SFFXG094ET; XG095EA
HP Touchsmart 7320 AiOA2K11EA; LH181EA; LH182EA
HP 7500 MTB5G66EA; QB163EA
HP 8200 AiOLX965ET
HP 8200 CMTXY142ET; XY141ET
HP 8200 MTXY150ET
HP 8200 USDTA2K37ET; A2K36ET
HP 8300 Elite CMTB0F33ET; B0F38ET
HP 8300 Elite MTB0F41ET
HP 8300 Elite SFFB0F22ET; B0F32ET; B0F39ET
HP 8300 Elite USDTC3A39ET; B0F44ET; B0F43ET
HP Elite 8300 AiOC2Z19ET; C2Z22ET
HP Elite 8300 AiO TouchC2Z23ET; C2Z26ET
For more information regarding Windows 8, go to www.hp.com/go/windows8.

Only purchases made in Ireland by an end-user customer qualify for this cashback promotion, and only when purchased and claimed respectively within the purchase and online claim submission periods, as stated below.

Purchase between
October 01st, 2012 and December 31st, 2012

Online Claim Submission period
October 26th, 2012 to January 15th, 2013

A step-by-step guide to claiming your refund – as of October 26th, 2012.

  1. Register for the Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade Programme at www.windowsupgradeoffer.com and download Windows 8 Pro.
  2. Go to www.hp.com/ie/win8proupgrade and click on the “HP PC + Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade Offer” link at the bottom of the page.
  3. Fill in the online form:
    1. Name, Street Address, Postcode, City, Country, Email address.
    2. Bank account number.
    3. HP PC Serial #, HP PC Product #, HP PC Model #.
  4. Upload photo copy or scanned image of the following documents:
    1. The HP PC dated invoice, sales receipt, or transaction record for the qualifying purchase(s). Purchase date needs to be between October 01st, 2012 and December 31st, 2012
    2. The original serial number bar code label(s) for each qualifying PC product.
    3. The Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade email receipt with the personalised Microsoft Upgrade promotion code.
  5. Your refund will be deposited into your bank account.



* Not all Windows 8 features may be available on all Windows 7 PCs. Your system may require additional hardware, software, firmware, and/or a BIOS upgrade to install and run Windows 8. For complete upgrade details, see windowsupgradeoffer.com/en-IE/ and windowsupgradeoffer.com/en-IE/home/faq/. Check these sites frequently, as some details may change and/or additional information may become available. DVD playback after upgrading may require separate purchase of 3rd party software or Media Center. Refund limited to € 15,00 only; not applicable to any additional upgrade costs including any DVD playback software.
The promotion does not exist.

Not all features are available in all editions of Windows® 8. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware to take full advantage of Windows® 8 functionality.
See http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IE/ for details.