Windows 8 has been built on the rock-solid foundation of the Windows 7 operating system. It will offer you all that Windows offers – and has been further improved on all fronts.
Windows 8 replaces the start menu with a new start screen – and works great on touch devices too. It includes Modern UI apps, is ready for Cloud and introduces many new features, including some new security features. You no longer need to install an antivirus software. Its built-in Windows Defender gives your computer protection against all virus and malware. Windows 8 ships with superb cloud integration. You will be able to connect your favorite services like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc to your Microsoft account. Yo will also be able to easily share your photographs, documents, and other files, on or from, SkyDrive, Facebook, Flickr, and other services.
To install Windows 8 Pro, you must be running Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7. If your PC is running Windows 7 Home Basic or Home Premium, your files, programs and settings will easily transfer to Windows 8. If your PC is running Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate, Windows XP or Windows Vista, you will need to reinstall your programs.
If you would like to upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8 Pro, you will have to buy the Windows 8 Pro Pack.
Windows 8 Price
- Windows 8 Pro Upgrade – $69.99
- Windows 8 Pro Pack (Product Key Card) – $69.99
Buy Windows 8
You can buy Genuine Windows 8 Pro at Microsoft Store at great prices! Pre-order this upgrade by October 24th at 2:30pm PST and get free shipping with delivery on October 26. Starting October 26th, you’ll also have the option to download Windows 8 Pro for $39.99. You can also buy the Windows 8 Pro Pack there.
You may if you wish also check out the price of Windows 8 on Amazon and see which suits you the best.
Windows 8 System Requirements
Windows 8 will install and run smoothly on all hardware that runs Windows 7 and Windows Vista. But here are the hardware requirements:
- Processor: 1GHz or faster processor
- Memory: 2 GB RAM
- Hard Disk Space : 20 GB available disk space
- Display : 1366 x 768 screen resolution
- Connectivity : Internet access
- Video Card : Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 9 graphics card with WDDM driver.