Microsoft Windows 8 Pro Operating System Software, 32-Bit, OEM DVD
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What's Included With This Item:
- Microsoft Windows 8 Pro Operating System Software
- User License
- OEM DVD
- Microsoft Warranty
The Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 32-bit Operating System Software (32-Bit, OEM DVD) is a complete redesign of how you interact with your computer. One of the most notable features found within Windows 8 Pro is the Start Screen. This intuitive Start Screen puts your entire computer on one screen by providing you tiles allowing you to interact with virtually every aspect of your computer from email, to chat, to applications. You can also use this same intuitive interface on a variety of devices that run Windows 8 including desktop PCs, tablets and touch screen PCs.
Cloud connectivity is another major feature found in Windows 8. Simply set up a Microsoft account and you can access and manage various aspects of your account from any Windows 8 device. Utilize the Mail and Messaging apps to keep in touch with friends, family and co-workers by linking to other social networking accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. You can also take advantage of Microsoft SkyDrive to upload your files making them accessible from any Windows 8 device.
Along with Cloud connectivity, Apps help make Windows 8 stand alone as an intuitive, customizable operating system. SkyDrive, Xbox, Video, Music, Mail, Calendar, Photos, People, Messaging and Reader make up the apps that come standard with Windows 8. Each of these apps helps you to get the most out of your Windows experience. With SkyDrive, you can access files virtually anywhere on a Windows 8 device. The Xbox, Video and Music apps enhance your multimedia experience helping to streamline your music, video and games access across multiple devices including the Xbox 360. Mail, Calendar, People and Messaging apps keep you in touch with friends and family while keeping you on schedule. Place all of your photos in one place with the Photo app, making it possible to see your photos on any Windows 8 device. The Reader app makes it possible to read a variety of different documents in PDF, XPS and OXPS file formats.
Windows 8 Pro adds professional-grade features to make your computer safe and secure for your business needs. BitLocker keeps your data safe by password-protecting your hard drives. SmartScreen helps protect your computer from malicious websites and software. DirectAccess allows remote users to access a corporate network safely and securely.
|Operating System Requirements||The OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) version of Windows 8 can only be used with a single PC and the license is non-transferable. Additionally, the DVD cannot be used to upgrade from a previous version of Windows or from Windows 8. Since it is a clean install, you are required to backup any data on your machine before you use it. This OEM version of Windows 8 Pro is recommended for people who are building a 32-bit desktop computer.|
|System Requirements||Required Processor: 1GHz or faster processor
Required Memory: 2 GB RAM
Required Hard Disk Space: 20 GB available disk space
Required Connectivity: Internet access
Required Display: 1366 x 768 screen resolution
Required Video Card: Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 9 graphics card with WDDM driver
|Additional System Requirements||Microsoft account required for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software. Windows Media Center license sold separately|