Over the last few months, we have covered a number of tips and guides on Microsoft’s latest Windows operating system. Now that Windows 8 and Windows 8 powered PCs and tablets are up for pre-order, many users are asking one simple question: should I upgrade to Windows 8?
To get an answer for the above question, you need to first understand the new features introduced with Windows 8 and difference between Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Difference between Windows 7 and Windows 8
Microsoft has introduced hundreds of new features with Windows 8 and most of them are pretty good. While some features are big & quickly noticeable, there are many features that come across as you start using the new operating system.
The below chart breaks down key differences between Windows 7 and Windows 8:
* Media Center addon should be purchased separately.
In addition to above mentioned features, Windows 8 includes hundreds of small features. For instance, faster boot times, Airplane mode, enhanced copy/move/paste operations, native antivirus program (Windows Defender now includes all features of Microsoft Security Essentials), fully customizable lock screen, custom Refresh PC image, and better multi-monitor support.
If you want to test drive the final version of Windows 8 before upgrading your PC to Windows 8, simply download the 90-day trial copy of Windows 8 Enterprise edition.