Windows 8.1 gives you a world of touchscreen entertainment with apps from the Windows Store, and new ways to tap, swipe, and navigate seamlessly. Multitask with up to four separate apps at the same time on Windows tablets and PCs, so you can work and play at the same time. And OneDrive—free online storage that’s built into Windows 8.1—means your files are always with you, from any of your PCs or devices.
With Windows 8.1 Professional, fewer walls stand between you and your success. You can run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode and recover data easily with automatic backups to your home or business network. You can also connect to company networks effortlessly and more securely with Domain Join. With all the exciting entertainment features of Windows Home Premium, it's a great choice for home and for business.
||1GHz processor or faster
||1GB RAM for 32-bit; 2GB for 64-bit
|Required hard disk space
||Up to 20GB available hard disk space
|Required video card
||800 x 600 screen resolution or higher. DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver
||Internet access (fees may apply)
|Other system requirements
||Microsoft account required for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software
|Additional system requirements
You must accept the enclosed License Terms, also at microsoft.com/useterms
Activation required • Single license • 32 and 64-bits on USB 3.0 media inc