After a series of successful releases in past, Microsoft have made Windows 8 in 2012. 

Update: Windows 8.1 have been released.

Microsoft have been working for years on making best windows for its user. The main theme which microsoft have been focusing and working for years is user friendly, ease of use and mobility. 

In the past Microsoft made Window 95,98,2000,NT,Xp,Vista,Window 7, Window 8 and the latest update Window 8.1. These Window came with different version like Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Media Center and others based on user needs. 

Windows 8:

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The new microsoft Windows 8 is an update after Windows 7. Taking the Microsoft theme of user friendliness, ease of use and mobility to next level Window 8 have been released after a long time from release of Windows 7.

Features:

Windows 8 contain all the features that windows 7 have but here is a 
list of big improvements that have been introduced in Windows 8, given below.

  1. User Friendly
    As per main theme of Microsoft Windows 8 is user friendly windows.
  2. Ease of Use
    Microsoft windows 8 is easy to use due to its fast and easily understandable interface.
  3. Personalization
    Windows 8 have a greatly improved this feature as you can personalize the windows the way you want it. You can change backgrounds colors and more thing with just few clicks.
  4. Start Up
    Start up screen have totally been changed. Use of app system have been introduced in the Windows 8 but this is highly customizable.
  5. Locking
    Great new security features have been introduced, other than password lock now you have picture screen lock, smile lock, Face detection lock.
  6. Multi-Tasking
    A super feature of Windows 8 is that you can perform multi task simultaneously by adjusting screen size of open app.
  7. Windows anywhere
    Now this feature is most awesome one, you will be able to see your own setting on any PC,Laptop or Tablet. This means that your setting will be available globally.
  8. Your files with you
    Skydrive is new feature by windows 8 where you can store your important files to get them anywhere you want.
  9. IE 11
    New and improved Internet Explorer have introduced that is fast fluid and built for touch enabled machine too.
  10. Skype
    With built in skype you can do chat, video and voice calling, voice messaging,video messaging, Screen Sharing and more
  11. Windows Store
    The new windows store let you have all kind of app that you need. It contains loads of app in it.
  12. Standard Apps
    There is set of standard app that help you categorization of your apps from store. Standard app have mail music videos photos and other major section pre built in it.
  13. Weather
    New and improved weather feature that let you give more accurate weather update of any place in the world.
  14. Touch Screen
    Windows 8 is designed for touch enabled laptops pc and tablet too. This feature help you in fast working with smoothness.
  15. Accounts
    You have your own account by which you can start the account in own way. All accounts will open simultaneously. Don’t need to sign in again and again.
  16. Bing Smart Search
    Bing smart search have made it easy for user to perform searches easily with great results. If you search some thing you will be provided with relevant informations too.
  17. Live updates
    Your start screen have live updates for you as you login to your Window 8
  18. Loading Time
    Windows 8 loading time have greatly been increased as your start will be faster than that of other windows version
  19. Shutdown Time
    Windows 8 shutdown time have also been increased so that you can save battery
  20. Battery Time
    Battery function have been improved due to light weight windows version.

System Requirements for Installation:

Windows is lighter than that of Windows 7, So the system requirements have been changed too. Below here is the standard system requirements for installation of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 too.
  • Processor
    1 GHz or faster with support of PAE, NX and SSE2 (more info)
  • RAM
    1 GB for 32 bit and 2 GB for 64 bit version
  • Hard Disk
    16 GB for 32 bit and 20 GB for 64 bit version
  • Graphic Card
    Microsoft DirectX 9 with WDDM driver or higher
  • Touch
    You will need a touch enabled machine for touch function.

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