Windows 8.1 brings together everything you do – from mobile apps and work productivity, to searching, browsing, and accessing data from anywhere. Your Windows experience works across all your devices – from the elite business tablet or thin and light notebook to the high-performance workstation or an all-in-one. Whether at home, around the office, or out working on the road, Windows 8.1 takes care of the essentials – letting you manage your time smarter for work and for play. Windows Pro Edition is a great choice for home users to grow their creativity.
What’s new with Windows 8.1
It Plays as Hard as it Works
Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch films, play games, polish your CV, and pull together a great presentation — all on a single PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single view.
The Start Screen
Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your device as unique as you are.
The Apps you Want
In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos, and video editing – you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store.
Stay up to date and more secure with Windows Defender, Windows Firewall, and Windows Update.
Windows 8.1 starts up faster, switches between apps faster, and uses power more efficiently than previous versions of Windows, including Windows 7.
Multitasking Made Easy
It’s easy to do more at once. Snap multiple apps side by side in a single view for easy multitasking.
Your files, Everywhere
Stay connected to your photos and important files and access them on your phone, tablet or PC with SkyDrive. By signing in with your Microsoft account to any of your PCs running Windows 8.1 and you’ll immediately see your own background, display preferences, and settings.