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  1. 1. Powerpoint Templates Page 1 Submitted by: Akshit Pratiush Touch theFuture Seminar Report on: Courtesy: Prof. Dr. L. N. Padhy (H.O.D., C.S.E.)
  2. 2. Powerpoint Templates Page 2 A Seminar Report on Windows 8 Windows 8 has some learning curve associated with it, but once you get hand on how it works (it will take around a week or two), you will find that Windows 8 is overall much simpler to use and is much better looking compared to earlier Windows
  3. 3. Powerpoint Templates Page 3 INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTION Windows8 isalatest version of theseries Microsoft Windows Operating System, produced by Microsoft. Development of Windows8 started beforethereleaseof its predecessor, Windows7, in 2009. Itsexistencewasfirst announced at Consumer ElectronicsShow(C.E.S.) in Las Vegas2011 Theoperating system wasreleased to manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and wasreleased for general availability on October 26, 2012. Windows8 introducesanew touch-friendly shell and user interface, featuring anew Start screen with agrid of dynamically updating tilesthat represent applications.
  4. 4. Powerpoint Templates Page 4 MS-DOS tO win 8 A quick rundown of the history of the Microsoft OS
  5. 5. Powerpoint Templates Page 5 About Windows 8About Windows 8 System requirementsarelower then other OS(Windows7). Thenew OSisREALLY FAST and FLUID. Based on HTML-5 and JavaScript . Although it istouch oriented, it worksequally well with a mouseand keyboard. Internet Explorer 10 isintroduced with Windows8. It requiresaminimum of 1366 x 768 resolution for thebest Windows8 experience. It could go from acold boot to theStart screen in under 6 seconds.
  6. 6. Powerpoint Templates Page 6 Windows 7 vs Windows 8 WINDOWS 7 Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22nd , 2009. Start up: 40-60 secs. Shutdown: 20-30 secs. Driver Support: mostly graphics/printer drivers WINDOWS 8 Windows 8 released to manufacturing on August 1st October, 2012. Start up: 5-15secs only Shutdown: 6-8 secs(till the power light gets off). Driver Support:It may take up ur computer without drivers(very rarely needed). U get
  7. 7. Powerpoint Templates Page 7 Continued… WINDOWS 7 Windows 7 installation takes 23-30mins. Windows 7 does not contain any security software. Memory consumption is more. WINDOWS 8 Windows 8 installation takes 12-17mins. Windows 8 contains Windows Defender with complete antimalware functionality. Memory consumption is less.
  8. 8. Powerpoint Templates Page 8 Windows 8 Highlighted Features ARM(Advance RISC(Reduced Instruction Set Machine Computer) Machine) Processor Support Everyonewantsto beon thetablet nowadays. To fully support mobiledevices, it’simportant for an OSto fully support ARM-based CPUs. If Microsoft can keep thehardwarerequirementsunder control, it may eventually competewith smartphoneplatformssuch asiOSandAndroid. BetterTouch Interface: Thedesign elements, such aslogin screen, browser, task manager, fileexplorer and othersarefully optimized for touch interface. It wasalso revealed that thelogin screen can beunlocked using pattern (finger gestures), in thesameway asanAndroid phone does.
  9. 9. Powerpoint Templates Page 9 Ribbons: Theribbonsmenu you seein theMicrosoft Office2007 and 2010 is implemented morewidely in Windows8. Luckily, if you dislikethe interfaceenhancement, you can revert thesemenusto theWindows 7-styleinterface. Improved Task Manager: Task Manager hasalso been redesigned, including anew processestab with theoption to display fewer or moredetailsof running applicationsand background processes, aheat map using different colorsindicating thelevel of resourceusage, network and disk counters Portable Workspace: With a16GB USB drives, you can carry portableimageof your primary Windows8 computer and plug it in to other Windows8 PC. In essence, theUSB devicecontainsthecloneof your original computer.
  10. 10. Powerpoint Templates Page 10 Windows 8 support mounting of ISO’s and VHDimages : Windows8 doesaway with theburning, and can launch ISOs(and VHD files) natively. Double-click on adownloaded or ripped ISO to view itscontents; right-click and choose'Mount' to run it. Windows 8 offers native support for3d monitors : Windows8 support 3d monitorsnatively. If peoplecan play 3-D gamesfrom their PC’swith nativesupport as well ashaveacameradetect their movements, itsliterally almost like being in thearcade. Add aset of Dolby Digital 5.1 speakersand what you haveisafully immersiveexperience.
  11. 11. Powerpoint Templates Page 11 The Versions of Windows 8 : Different versions of Windows 8 are:- Windows RT Windows 8 Windows 8 Pro Windows Enterprise
  12. 12. Powerpoint Templates Page 12 Advantages of windows 8 over other OS: • It hastheability to createaPortableWorkspace, an installation of Windows8 on aUSB storagedevice. • It includesaribbon interfacefor WindowsExplorer, aPDF reader called Modern Reader, an updated task manager called Modern Task Manager and nativeISO mounting. Theability to pausefile transfers, and improvementsin theability to manageconflictswhen copying files. • Windows8 havebuilt in Internet Explorer 10 which hasmore advancefeatures, and it providesfaster browsing and better performance. • Windows8 haveISO verifier, which verifiestheISO imageand says whether it isavalid imageor not. • It isoptimized for touch screen devices. • Decreasein theboot time, theboot timeisdecreased to 10-15 secs.
  13. 13. Powerpoint Templates Page 13 Windows Store and Apps The Windows Store is a digital distribution platform in Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows RToperating system.
  14. 14. Powerpoint Templates Page 14 Market Performance : Microsoft saysthat 4 million usersupgraded to Windows8 over the weekend after itsrelease. On November 27, 2012, Microsoft announced that it hassold 40 million licensesof Windows8 in thefirst month, surpassing the paceof Windows7. Thiscapped thefirst year of declining PC salesto theAsiaPacific region, asusersswitched toAppleandAndroid productsinstead of Microsoft. Asof February 2013, Windows8 has2.6% market penetration asin February, 2013.
  15. 15. Thanking You Akshit Pratiush