Windows 8.1, now with a new Start screen
With the new Windows, you can watch movies or play games with Xbox, Skype with
friends, get work done with Office, access files anywhere with SkyDrive, or
find your next favorite app in the Windows Store. And you can get to it all
from the new Start screen, even your familiar desktop.
Your familiar desktop
From the Start screen, you're just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop
you know, so you can do the stuff you've always done.
Your own unique start screen
Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks,
and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles
make your Windows as unique as you are.
Mouse, keyboard, and now touch
Windows 8.1 works with different types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard,
or both. Discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around,
and go smoothly from one place to another.
The apps you want
In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos, and video editing,
you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including
Netflix, ESPN, Skype, and Halo: Spartan Assault.
Works hard, plays hard
Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games,
polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation all on a single
PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single
Your Office, your way Experience
Office at its best on Windows 8 devices. Discover new and better ways to create,
edit, and browse using a keyboard, pen, or touchscreen. Don't forget: Office
is not part of Windows 8.1.
IMPORTANT: Windows 8.1 is not designed for installation on devices running
Windows XP or Windows Vista. Windows 8.1 full version is for Windows 7 users
|Required processor: 1 GHz or faster
|Required memory: 2GB
|Required hard disk space: 20GB available
|Required video card: 1366 by 768 screen resolution;
DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver
|Required connectivity: Required connectivity Internet
access (fees may apply)
|Other system requirements: Microsoft account required
for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software.
|Additional system requirements: Some features such
as touch may require a new PC. To check compatibility, visit the system
requirements page at Windows.com. A TV tuner is required to play and record
live TV in Windows Media Center. Free Internet TV content varies by geography,
some content may require additional fees.
WARRANTY: 30 Day Replace Only