Windows has been reimagined to focus on your life. The beautiful, fast, and fluid design is perfect for a range of hardware: From compst, touch-enabled tablets and lightweight laptops, to PCs and large, powerful all-in-ones with high-definition screens.
BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on mobile PCs that include a TPM chip. BitLocker now encrypts hard drives more quickly, helping to keep your data safe without interrupting your productivity. BitLocker now supports encrypted drives, too.
SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the internet. It checks the reputation of any new app or website, helping to keep you safe no matter what browser you’re using. That helps prevent malware and other viruses from infiltrating your PC, or your corporate network.
Connect to your work computer from home and access all of your programs, files, and network resources as though you were actually sitting in front of your computer at work.
Upgrading to Windows 8
If your PC is running Windows 7, your files, programs and settings will easily transfer to Windows 8. If your PC is running Windows XP or Windows Vista, you will need to reinstall your programs. Some features such as touch may require a new PC. To check compatibility, visit your PC manufacturer’s website and check out www.windows.com/upgrade to run the Upgrade Assistant to check for compatibility and get more details on system requirements.
1GHz or faster
1366 × 768 screen resolution, DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver
Microsoft account required for some features | Watching DVDs requires separate playback software | Windows Media Center licence sold separately