This version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 is the ordinary version of the operating system and little brother to the Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro
, which you can find via this link. Microsoft Windows 8.1 targets the private computer user who wants all the functionality required for everyday chores.
As an operating system, Windows 8.1 has a number of advantages which make it a fast and user-friendly alternative to the otherwise popular Windows 7. This first version, which was simply called “Windows 8” contained a few infantile flaws, however, with “Windows 8.1”, these are corrected giving rise to a much faster and more lasting operating system.
Here are some of the main features of Windows 8.1:
- The beloved Start Button, which was a pivotal point in Windows 7, is now back.
- There is an optimized switch between the desktop and start screen.
- Optimal use of technologies such as SSD and multithreading processors.
- Multimedia experiences such as surfing the net, watching movies, listening to music and playing games is streamlined and optimized.
- Many built-in apps make it possible to solve your tasks quickly. More apps can be downloaded from the Windows Store.
- Compatible with applications that functioned with Windows 7.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 can be installed on both 32-bit and 64-bit computers. This version is “Retail” from physical boxes and not “OEM”.
- Product: Microsoft Windows 8.1
- Media: Electronic Software Download (Retail)
- Licence: 1 PC
- Subscription Period: Lifetime
- Operating system: Windows
- Languages: English and other international languages
Minimum operating systems (Windows): none
- 1 GHz processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 20 GB available free hard disk space