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Windows 8/10

Microsoft Windows

Windows 8/10 is built on the rock-solid foundation of Windows 7,
and it features many improvements in performance, security,
privacy, and system reliability. Everything that consumers,
developers, and IT pros have come to love about Windows 7
is still there – only better. Refinements to the kernel improve system
responsiveness, security, and performance.
Improvements in the driver model and tools chain for driver
development improve system stability and reliability.
And Windows now runs on ARM devices as well as x86 and x64.
You’ll benefit from innovative security features and your
apps run faster on Windows 8/10. Fundamentals

System requirements :
Windows 8 works great on the same hardware that
    
powers Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • 1 gigahertz or faster 32-bit or processor

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

  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

    Of course, taking advantage of touch input requires
    a screen that supports multi-touch.

  • Apps run on ARM, x86, and x64 architectures


In addition to running on x86 and x64 devices, Windows 8 delivers
even greater flexibility by running on ARM devices.
Depending on the technology you use, write your
Metro style apps once and they can run on any supported architecture.
You can also take advantage of the unique capabilities of your customers’ PCs.

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