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Silver Lining on the Cloud: Windows 8

What makes Windows 8 special; is not multitasking ability being granted to every end-user, there is a lot more to discover. Windows 8 has an Operating Environment flaunted by Microsoft for advanced usage on any kind of Computer: be it a laptop, a desktop, tablets, your home theater PC et al. Added benefits of Windows 8 are like an exquisite range of simplified, clean, informational Applications. Use these applications and get sensationalized! This also means faster Startup enabled, better Multiple-Monitor support, and Task manager with improved File Transferability. You will smile as bootstrap loading begins on your system, as Windows 8 gets loaded quickly as it has a lesser Start-Up time.

ON CLOUD 9 WITH WINDOWS 8

You will feel elated when you see the Notification Area, the clock and other features that make Windows 8 a modern Next Gen tool crafted for anyone who wants to make use of all kinds of Applications. You can take a glance at the Help pages for offline help and Microsoft portal for online support. Hey! It’s like saying, “More cheese on my platter please!” and getting your mouthful. Yummy, isn’t it? Now for the Hardware part. Windows 8 adds native support for USB 3.0 devices, which makes allowance for faster data transfers and improved Power Management with compatible devices, along with support for on-field and inter-device communication.

ARE YOU MACARENA WITH WINDOWS 8?

Did you know that Windows 8 has now been renamed as File Explorer; that now has a ribbon in place of the usual Command Bar?  File operation dialog boxes have been updated to provide more detailed statistics, the capability to pause file transfers, and improvements in the ability to manage conflicts while copying files. ‘File History’ function allows file revisions incrementally,     allowing backup and restore functions from a secondary storage device. Storage Spaces allow users to combine hard disks of different sizes combining as Virtual drives.

Task Manager has been newly designed; it now includes a new processes tab with an option to display fewer or more details of running applications and background processes. The inclusion of heat map using different colors indicating the level of resource usage, network and disk counters, grouping by process type, friendly names for processes and a new option which allows users to search the web to find information about obscure processes. Also, the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) has been eliminated to prevent the occurrence of fatal errors leading to operating System Re-Install (OSRI).
Viola! Windows 8 also adds an integrated Airplane mode setting to globally disable Wireless connectivity. Additionally, Security Encryption features in Windows 8 include two new authentication methods using touch screens: Anti- Virus and Windows Defender.

FEATURES THAT WINDOWS DOES NOW MAKE USE OF

Apart from the complete removal of the Start menu, several features like support for playing DVDs and Netflix have been removed. Windows Media Center will no longer be included by Windows 8, but this feature can now be bought through “Pro Pack”.

Windows 8 has arrived at a time when more and more people are getting to know and use Windows. No doubt, you can make use of your fertile brain using Windows 8 as an essential part of your infrastructure to earn online. With Windows 8, there is opportunity galore. Use Windows 8 to find yourself saying this, “This is my piece of pit’za and I’m loving it!”

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