If you have bought a Surface Pro or a Surface RT, or are planning to buy one, you definitely want to download and read the Surface Getting Started Guide from Microsoft.
Surface with Windows 8 Pro is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, so you can do everything you’ve ever done on your PC, on a tablet that weighs 2 lbs. Connect to a broad variety of accessories, printers, and networks, just like you always have and run new touch-enabled apps.
Surface with Windows RT is powered by an ARM processor (commonly used in mobile phones), which makes for a thin and light tablet with awesome battery life. Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview is included with Surface RT as well as plenty of apps for work and play.
This guide touches on all aspects of the new offering from Microsoft and includes the following topics:
- How does Windows RT differ from Windows 8 Pro
- Surface accessories
- Get Help and Support
- Windows setup L
- Lock screen and signing in
- Keyboard covers and more.