Put what matters most right on your Start screen. Get instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing. Windows 8 is smooth, intuitive, and designed to let you do what you want, the way you want.
Windows 8 Pro gives you everything in Windows 8 plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.
Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro come installed on select PCs. You can also purchase Windows 8 Pro as a download or have it shipped to you.
Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant will determine whether your PC is ready for Windows 8 and provide you with a compatibility report. If your PC is ready for Windows 8, Upgrade Assistant will walk you through the steps to purchase, download, and install. Learn more about Upgrade Assistant.
If your PC is running Windows 7, your files, apps, and settings will easily transfer to Windows 8 Pro. If your PC is running Windows XP or Windows Vista, you will need to reinstall your apps. Some features such as touch may require a new PC. Check out our great lineup of new PCs, many of them are touch.
|Specifications:||System requirements: 1 GHz processor or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2|
|2 GB RAM / 20 GB available hard disk space 1366 × 768 screen resolution|
|DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver|
|To use touch, you need a PC that supports multitouch|
|Microsoft account required for some features|
|Watching DVDs requires separate playback software|