Product Information for Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32/64-bit - Complete Product - 1 PC
Highlights for Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32/64-bit - Complete Product - 1 PC
- License Type:Complete Product
- License Pricing:Standard
- License Quantity:1 PC
The best of work and play
With the new Windows, you get the best of work and play. Windows 8.1 Pro includes everything in Windows 8.1, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, manage your devices, access one PC from another, encrypt your data, and more.
- 1 GHz or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2
- 16 GB space (32-bit)
- 20 GB space (64-bit)
- 1 GB RAM (32-bit)
- 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
- Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
- To access the Windows Store and to download and run apps, you need an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768
- To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768
- Microsoft account required for some features
- Internet access
- Watching DVDs requires separate playback software
- Some games and programs might require a graphics card compatible with DirectX 10 or higher for optimal performance
- BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive
- BitLocker requires either Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2 or a USB flash drive
- Client Hyper-V requires a 64-bit system with second level address translation (SLAT) capabilities and additional 2 GB of RAM
- Miracast requires a display adapter which supports Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 1.3, and a Wi-Fi adapter that supports Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Direct Printing requires a Wi-Fi adapter that supports Wi-Fi Direct and a device that supports Wi-Fi Direct Printing
- To install a 64-bit OS on a 64-bit PC, your processor needs to support CMPXCHG16b, PrefetchW, and LAHF/SAHF
- InstantGo works only with computers designed for Connected Standby
- To use touch, you need a tablet or a monitor that supports multitouch
- Secure boot requires firmware that supports UEFI v2.3.1 Errata B and has the Microsoft Windows Certification Authority in the UEFI signature database
- Windows Media Center license sold separately
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 Pro 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.
Enhanced data protection:
- Windows 8.1 Pro offers enhanced data protection, the ability to access your desktop remotely, and connectivity to your corporate or school networks via Domain join.
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.
Your Office, your way:
- Experience Office at its best on Windows 8.1 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 Pro.