Windows8 features

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Windows8 features

  1. 1. Meet new Windows 8 Presentation by Shyam Sasindran, MVP
  2. 2. Modern UIModern UI a.k.a Metro UI •Tiles – Live Tiles •Tiles are shortcuts of programs, Metro applications, Web pages etc.
  3. 3. The Windows Store • Thousands of free and paid applications • Synced with you Windows account • Touch based application only • Prevent non-store app installation
  4. 4. Secure Boot with UEFI • Prevents “unauthorized” operating Better systems and software from loading Security during the startup process • Microsoft signed Bootloaders only • Prevent Rootkit infection Ideal for • Powered by UEFI (Unified Extensible cooperate Firmware Interface) environments
  5. 5. Improved Task Manager• Task Manager similar to Process Explorer• Normal and Advance view• Ability to restart services like Explorer.exe• Disable Startup items• New tab called “App History” for Metro apps• Improved UI
  6. 6. Improved Windows Explorer • New “Office Styled Ribbon” • Ability to mount VHD, ISO and IMG • Advance Copy / Move options • New Quick access toolbar
  7. 7. Other Features: • Deep integration with Windows Essential account • Very fast start-up by Hybrid Boot • Hyper-V Support • Native USB 3.0 Support • Improve Multi Monitor support • Improved Repair & Recovery options • File History (Like Time Machine in MAC) • Windows To Go • Touch based Internet Explorer 10
  8. 8. Thank You...

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