Microsoft Windows 8.1, 32/64 bit Retail Box
- Installation Method: Physical Disc
- Packaging: Retail Box
- Estimated Delivery Time: 3 - 5 Business Days
- Users Supported: 1 User
- Devices Supported: 1 Device
- Installations Supported: 1 Installation
- License Type: Perpetual
- License Term: Indefinite
- Licensed Use: Licensed for Home and Commercial Use
- Brand: Microsoft
- Manufacturer Part Number: WN7-00578
- GTIN: 885370632897
- Features: Retail Box
- Minimum Hard Drive Space: 16 GB
- Minimum Memory: 1 GB
- Minimum Processor Speed: 1.0 GHz
Microsoft Windows 8.1, 3264 bit License
Your familiar desktop
Discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another
New Start screen
With the new Windows, you can watch movies or play games, chat with friends, get work done with Office, access files anywhere or find your next favourite app in the Windows Store And you can get to it all, including your familiar desktop, from the new Start screen. From the Start screen, you're just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop you know, so you can do the same stuff you've always done.
Your own unique start screen
Personalize your Start screen with your favourite news, friends, social networks and apps
Your favourite news
Your favourite friends
Your favourite social networks
Your favourite apps
Customizable colours and backgrounds
Customizable colours and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your Windows as unique as you are
Works hard, plays hard
The power of work
Windows 8.1 gives you the power to polish your CV and put together a killer presentation - all on a single PC.
The apps you want
Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single view
Thousands of popular apps
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
Mouse, keyboard, and now touch
Windows 8.1 works with different types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard, or both. Discover new and better ways to create, edit and browse using a keyboard, pen or touchscreen
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
Microsoft Office sold separately.
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Microsoft Windows 8.1, 32/64 bit Retail Box worked as advertised and I was easily able to upgrade to Windows 8.1. Unlike most people I think Windows 8.1 are superior to good old Windows 7. I use a gaming machine with no-touch inputs (in fact, I've even used Windows 8 on a touch device...) and I still stand by this statement. There were a ton of improvements in the UI despite some of the initial drawbacks, but by now Windows 8.1 Update has everything covered. There is the app store, but that is definitely touch-focused so I haven't delved into it too much... Windows 8.1 is the future and expect your next laptop to have multi-touch (which you're gonna want to use with Windows 8 not 7), so get used to it!
The DVD came very fast and was in perfect condition. Everyone needs to get Microsoft Windows 8.1, 32/64 bit Retail Box so much better then Windows 7, 8 or 10! Everything still has 100% function on a LOCAL ACCOUNT. I can watch NetFlix, turn OneDrive off & on without signing into a Microsoft Live account. :) Install Windows 8.1, run some hard drive, memory, browser benchmarks, make a BACK-UP IMAGE. Upgrade to Windows 8.1? Absolutely!
I downloaded Microsoft Windows 8.1, 32/64 bit Retail Box and thought I might have a problem going to the real Windows 8.1. Microsoft windows 8.1 Upgrade from Windows 8, Windows Vista or Windows 7, solved that problem. My computer had Windows 7 ultimate before the free download. With the free download I could not download photos to ebay as well as other functions. Now all is well. Although I am not the biggest fan of the new format, 57 year old male, I have decided that it is here to stay and I am learning to like it.