Brand: Microsoft
Product Code: 1004
Availability: In Stock
€30.00

This product is electronically distributed by means of download and personalized product activation key, as issued by Microsoft. We provide both the 32 and 64-bit versions of all software, if applicable. All orders are typically fulfilled within 2 to 12 hours depending on the time zones of placement.


Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional operating system - Product description

Windows 8.1 Pro is the extended version of Windows 8, which is designed especially for touch screens and offers professional users optimised support for their work on this platform. Although the Windows 8.1 Professional operating system can be run on compatible tablets and hand-held devices, it can also be used in the normal way with a keyboard or mouse on a laptop or PC. Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional supports its users with a perfect mix of a reworked interface, an enhanced system and new functions and programs.  

As an extension to Windows 8 Professional, the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system is also aimed at professional users and small businesses. The interface in Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional has been designed to be user-friendly for the use of touch screens. The tile format allows users to have a constant view of key applications and documents, and to access these correspondingly fast. Overall the Win 8.1 Pro operating system has been optimised so that, for example, copying and system processes are speeded up. This ensures that every device has a functional and powerful operating system which is impressive not only due to its new features and design changes but also its increased performance.

New in the Windows 8.1 Professional operating system

The Windows 8.1 Pro operating system introduces many innovations. It features the following new basic functions, some of which can also be found in Windows 8:

  • Modern User Interface: Tile interface for touch screens
  • Internet Explorer 11: New Windows web browser
  • Enhanced data transfer: Option to pause and resume copying process
  • New Task Manager: Enhanced performance of process management   
  • Windows Store: For purchasing modern apps
  • Windows Defender: Antispyware program

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional also has all the functions of Windows 8 Pro, such as Remote Desktop, Domain Join, Encrypting File System, Group Policies and the ability to boot from an external hard disk. Many further features and enhancements have been introduced with the update of the Windows 8.1 operating system.

Enhancements on the Win 8.1 Pro operating system

With Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional, a number of visual and technical system optimisations have been introduced when compared to Windows 8 Pro. The most notable difference is the option to display the desktop in tile format or in the traditional layout. The Windows 8.1 Pro operating system Start menu can also be displayed if required with a right mouse click, as in Windows 7. Thus users are supported with the appropriate settings according to whether they operate with a touch screen or with a mouse and keyboard.  In addition, Windows 8.1 Professional comes with numerous pre-installed modern apps. The functionality of existing apps such as "Videos", "Music", "Camera" und "Photos" has also been extended in the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system.

Powerful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional

The many innovations and the optimisation of the interface make the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system a powerful platform which, with its new features and programs, actively supports professional users and small businesses in their tasks. The performance enhancements make Win 8.1 Pro a reliable operating system. The more modern user interface, as well as modern apps, offer the user an up to date system both for hand-held devices and for traditional computers.   


Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional - System requirements

Platform

Windows

Required operating system

Windows 8.1

Processor

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX and SSE2

Memory

1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)

Hard disk

16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

Graphics

Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

Sound card

N/A

 

 

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