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article imageWindows 8 RTM released by Microsoft

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By Jaffna Mohaideen     Aug 16, 2012 in Technology
TechNet and MSDN websites have commenced to be flooded by subscribers across the globe ever since the windows 8 final version download availability news started circulating.
Microsoft had previously announced about its plan to release Windows 8 RTM (Release to Manufacturing) on August 1,2012. Now, Keeping up their declaration, Microsoft had released the most-awaited windows 8 latest version RTM as expected. The Windows users have been waiting from couple of months ago for knowing the exact date of release. And, from yesterday, the 90 days windows 8 RTM evaluation copy is available for download. Reviews have already started to flow across the web and Metro apps is the new feature which is widely spoken about with regards to Windows 8.
Some of the cool notable features of Windows 8 are new metro UI, Internet explorer 10, Skydrive integration, PowerShell 3, Microsoft ID enabled Logon screen where you can login to system with Microsoft account username and password(Windows Live), PIN and Picture password authentication ways, incorporated hibernation technology, Windows to go facility, ribbon toolbar under File explorer option, interactive Windows store, enhanced USB 3.0, family safety feature, Modified Task manger, Windows defender as a anti-virus program an much more to explore.
Windows 8 is introduced with 4 significant editions like Windows 8, pro edition, enterprise edition and Windows RT or Windows on ARM. The hardware set-up is different for Windows RT as it is based on ARM architecture. Microsoft had said that the enterprise edition trial evaluation copy should be activated within 10 days and anyway the product key is not mandatory. The Windows 8 RTM evaluation copy set-up is available in total of 9 languages. The download trials are available for both 32-bit plus 64-bit systems and once the trial version expires, you can prefer to buy the editions.
Probably, the easiest way for Windows 7 users to get the upgraded edition would be to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro as no apps, personal setting and files will be affected. Whereas for Windows Vista users, apps cannot be saved but still, there’s an option to re-installing.
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