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Windows 8 Overview

Released on October 26, 2012, Microsoft Windows 8 is the latest release of Microsoft’s Windows client operating system. Sporting a radical new tile-based user interface (formerly known as “Metro”), Windows 8 is the first version of Windows that is optimized for use with touch-screen devices like tablets and smartphones in addition to traditional personal computers. There are four editions of Windows 8: Windows 8 Home, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise, and Windows RT (pre-installed on tablets running on ARM processors). Microsoft released Windows 8.1 in October 2013, followed by Windows 8.1 Update in April 2014.

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Recent Windows 8 Articles

Install PowerShell Web Access in Windows Server 2012

By Russell Smith - April 23, 2014

Make remote administration easy with a PowerShell Remote Access Gateway in Windows Server 2012. Learn how in this handy how-to article!

How to Fix Skype Not Displaying Full Screen During Screen Share

By Jeff James - April 23, 2014

Have trouble getting Skype to share screens properly? Check out this quick how-to on how to solve a common Skype problem.

Smart Paging in Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

By Aidan Finn - April 23, 2014

Meet Smart Paging, a new feature to Hyper-V’s Dynamic Memory in WS2012. In this post, learn what Smart Paging is and how it operates.

Documenting System Center 2012 – Orchestrator Workflows

By Damian Flynn - April 22, 2014

Learn to document your System Center 2012 - Orchestrator flows using the free Orchestrator Visio and Word Generator tool. Find out how in this post!

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BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - Coming to a Workplace Near You

By Flash Denning - July 17, 2012

The consumerization of IT is here and doesn't seem to be going anywhere. This article by Michael Simmons discusses some of the advances made that allows Windows

8 Questions (and Answers) about Windows 8

By Flash Denning - May 21, 2012

Do you still have questions about Windows 8? Are you wondering if Microsoft finally got it right this time? In this post, we answer 8 questions about Windows 8.

8 Reasons Windows 8 Tablets will make a Splash in the Enterprise

By John O'Neill Sr. - May 14, 2012

Will Windows 8 tablets offer valuable and compelling features for the enterprise? The excitement surrounding Windows 8 is unmistakable, but everyone seems to

Install Windows 8 Developer Preview

By J. Peter Bruzzese - October 26, 2011

Windows 8 Developer Preview has been downloadable from Microsoft for a few weeks now. In this Article Peter Bruzzese walks through how to install Windows 8

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