Introduction to Windows 8 :

 Windows 8 is a Microsoft Windows operating system that was released on 1-August-2012.  It came after Windows 7.  Windows 8 is known for its advanced features, the most popular feature of this operating system is the new full-screen mode in which applications, settings and other tools are displayed on the home screen.

 For Windows 8, Microsoft designed a new user interface called “Metro” or “Modern UI”, its interface provides a completely new experience for the old Windows 7 user.  Windows 8 also includes other new features such as new security, networking features, File History and Task Manager.

Types of Windows 8 :

 Windows 8 operating system is mainly divided into 5 types, these types are also called Editions –

 windows 8 all editions

  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1 RT

Features of Windows 8 :

 Windows 8 operating system was a significant release from Microsoft company with new user interface to enhanced security features.  In this article, we will take an in-depth look at the various features of Windows 8 that made it different from earlier Windows versions.

1. Metro Interface :

 A new interface called “Metro” was added for the first time in Windows 8.  In this interface you get a menu experience in the form of tiles, which provides a new experience to the user.

2. advanced web browsing :

 Windows 8 comes with a new Internet Explorer 10, which provides an improved web browsing experience.

3. New task manager :

 The Task Manager in Windows 8 has been improved and new features have been added, such as searching for applications and viewing network connection details.

 4.New Security :

Windows 8 has new security features, including Security Center, SmartScreen, and WiFi Protection.

5. Window management system :

 Windows 8 includes a new window management system that easily allows windows to be viewed on both sides of the screen.  This allows users to easily view two windows.

 6.file system :

 The NTFS file system has been improved in Windows 8, which now provides better file security with better file management.

7. Application compatibility :

 Application compatibility has been improved in Windows 8, allowing applications to work correctly across users’ desktops, notebooks, and tablets.

8. fast startup :

 Windows 8 has a new Fast Startup system, which greatly reduces booting times.

 These were some of the main features included in Windows 8.

Windows 8 System Requirements :

 Processor: 1 GHz or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2.

 RAM: 1 GB for (32-bit) and 2 GB for (64-bit).

 Hard disk space: 16 GB for (32-bit) and 20 GB for (64-bit).

 Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver.

windows 8 download :

 If you do not have a valid license and want to install Windows 8 on your computer, you can use third-party resources.

Why did Windows 8 fail?

 Following are the reasons for failure of Windows 8 –

  • User Interface
  • Compatibility Issues
  • limited app selection
  • Lack of familiarity
  • Timing of release

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