If you want to upgrade your PC with the latest operating system, it is highly recommendable to have the latest Windows operating software on your PC. Windows 8 does not only let you be able to enjoy the new perks and features but also let you experience an improved computing performance.
Most of the problems encountered when upgrading to a new operating system are the boot and startup time, the transition from old to new user-interface, and the security updates. What Windows 8 offers are not only solutions to these problems but also innovative ways to enhance its computing ability.
Fast Start Up and Less Waiting Time
When talking about upgrading to a new operating system, what comes first in our mind is the booting time or the time between the actual turning on of the PC and its startup. In a bench test, Windows 8 showed that it boots up twice faster than its predecessors, and even compared with Apple’s Mac OS X Mountain Lion. With a faster performance, you will have less waiting time to start with your tasks.
Input Dexterity, whether through Touch Input or Mouse and Keyboard
Another much loved about features of Windows 8 is simple thumb swipes. This means that you can comfortably hold your tablet by the side while navigating the interface by just using your thumbs. This feature allows you to use easily use the sidebar option, thus allowing you to open two apps at the same time.
SkyDrive cloud offering
Cloud offering has always been the much-talked about perks of any operating system, whether you’re managing a website or downloading and uploading music and files. Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud allows anyone to access and save files from Windows, and never have to worry even if you’re using an Android or an iOS phone. With SkyDrive cloud integration, you can access your files like a local drive without the worry of app compatibility.
Improved Security Updates
The new dawn of information technology has always made everyone vigilant about security. It is one of the top most priorities when buying or downloading any software. With the holiday season coming in and online shoppers getting busy buying holiday gifts online, it is important that we protect ourselves from cybercriminals. Windows 8’s Secure Boot has just the right solution. It stops your computer from running software that hasn’t been officially signed by Microsoft. Each application is analyzed by Microsoft for security problems. With the new and improved Internet Explorer 10, Windows 8 helps you stay safe online. Another benchmark test showed that IE 10 blocks more than 99% of harmful downloads without a 3rd party antivirus.