Microsoft Introduces 3 Windows 8 Editions

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Microsoft announced the three Windows 8 editions namely: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, and Windows RT.

Among the three editions, will you elaborate to me what are the differences of the three Windows?

Which one is perfect for web-connected apps?

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Microsoft Introduces 3 Windows 8 Editions



Microsoft announced that its new windows release will be available in three editions; these three editions are Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, and Windows RT.

Windows 8 is supposed to be the successor of Windows 7 in its Basic and Home Premium editions.

Windows 8 Pro is the successor of both Windows 7 Professional edition windows 7 Ultimate edition.

However,Windows RT will be available only on ARM hardware as pre-installed OS.

Windows 8 and Windows RT have almost the same feature, whereas Windows RT includes in Extra: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote preinstalled and includes full-device encryption. For its side Windows 8 supports existing x86 and x64 applications, Storage Spaces, and a pre-equipped with Windows Media Player.

Finally Windows 8 Pro adds support for BitLocker, Group Policy, domain membership, Hyper-V virtualization.

For Web connected apps, Windows 8 Pro should be the more suitable.


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