There are enormous unparalleled features that have been introduced in this newest edition of Microsoft OS, which makes windows 8 a unique one from the other leading Operating Systems available in the market.
Windows 8 comes up with few unique changes from the previous editions of windows Operating System and such exceptional features includes,
- Home screen:Windows 8 changes the archaic concepts of desktop by introducing a brand new user interface where the ancient desktop has been replenished with a unique genre of Home screen from where the users can easily gain access to all the applications as well as programs they required.
Besides having such distinctive Home Screen, it introduces tiles concept that dynamically exhibits information and in order to open a program the users are required to click on those live tiles. The number of tiles varies according to the screen resolutions of the computers. The home screen also provides a significant universal for rapid access to a program or any common files.
- Secure booting:It provides an amazing feature of “secure boot”, technically known as UEFI specification that exploits a substantial public key infrastructure that not only authenticates the legitimacy of the operating system but also averts any kind of unauthorized applications or programs like bootkits from contaminating the operating systems.
- Inclusion of Cloud technology:It produces the best work experience when it’s connected to the web for example the news applications can easily retrieve data as well as news information from web and display them as notifications or headlines with the help of their tiles making the user interface much more fascinating. It also uses the cloud technology in case of web storage facility and SkyDrive which enables the users to have an integrated web-based storage for backing up their important files as well as information in real time.Besides having such ample attributes there are few other features as well like new and improved security technology, new lock-screen, windows store etc.
In order to get this incredible new operating system you don’t even necessitate having a new pc or laptop, your current Microsoft Operating System, irrespective of, it being XP or Windows 7 or even Vista, can easily be upgraded to windows 8.
In case of XP users, if your pc or laptop operates with service pack 3 then you can easily relocate all the important files and programs and in case of windows 7 you can hang onto the files, settings and programs you want to keep, provided they are compatible in windows 8 interface as any incompatible files or programs will have to be uninstalled before the up gradation process starts.