Vibrant and beautiful,the Start screen is the first thing you'll see. Each tile on the Start screen is connected to a person,app,website,playlist,or whatever else is important to you. Tiles light up with the latest info,so you're instantly up to date. In one glance,you'll see that photo you were just tagged in,tomorrow's weather,and messages from your friends.
- The Start screen
- Everything you care about most is on the new Start screen. Tiles on
the Start screen are connected to people, apps, folders, photos, or
websites, and are alive with the latest info, so you're up to date at a
- Mouse, keyboard-and now touch
- Windows 8 is perfect for PCs with only a mouse and keyboard, those
with touchscreens, and those with both. Whatever kind of PC you have,
you'll discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things
around, and go smoothly from one place to another.
- New PCs
- There are amazing new PCs of all kinds, including sleek and
lightweight tablets, convertibles, and laptops.
- Apps from the Windows Store
- Windows 8 comes with a new store for apps, the Windows Store. Open
the Store right from your Start screen to browse and download apps for
cooking, photos, sports, news, and a lot more-many of them free.
- Your Windows, everywhere
- Sign in with your Microsoft account to any of your PCs running
Windows 8 and you'll immediately see your own background, display
preferences, and settings.
- The desktop
- The desktop that you're used to-with its taskbar, folders, and
icons-is still here and better than ever, with a new taskbar and
streamlined file management.
- Stay up to date and more secure with Windows Defender, Windows
Firewall, and Windows Update.
- Windows 8 starts up faster, switches between apps faster, and uses
power more efficiently than Windows 7.
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