Computer System – This is a continuation of my article from a minimal system specification for windows 8 operating. There are a number of significant changes that Windows 8 has downloaded from previous versions of Windows 7 Windows that existed in 2009. Because of the various dominant approaches that have been advanced to advance this operating system Before launch later. I will describe some of the most recent functions and changes to the Windows 8 operating system.
The following Changes in Changes in Functions & Interfaces (User Interface) Windows 8:
Windows 8 Boot
The Windows 8 boot process has been imported with the new logo “Windows” as well as a very interesting animation loop point. This minimalist view replaces the Windows 7 boot animation display which is a bit as much as taking the computer for activation. This clearly shows that Microsoft is very committed in emphasizing the simplistic value of their latest operating system. At the end of the boot session, the screen will disappear with a fade effect that will dazzle the attention of the first time users see it. In addition to bringing the interface renewal, the boot function in Windows 8 has been updated and given a new breath with the presence of Fast Startup support or better known as Hybrid boot. This boot Hybrid function allows the computer to start up very quickly when compared to the usual boot process in Windows 7.
Start Screen is a revolutionary function that is present in Windows 8. Its presence brings many new functions and at the same time, Start screen also acts as a Start menu on this operating system. After the login process, my friend will be taken to the Start screen that puts a variety of tile applications which are based on HTML5 technology. Apart from tile for Windows 8-style applications, there is also a tile for programs that are commonly seen on conventional Windows desktops.
Through Windows Store, you can get Windows 8-style applications such as social networking apps, news, music and videos, and games that are interesting for you. Windows Store interface comes with a fresh look, short, and interesting as well as facilitate my friend chose their favorite applications. Among the interesting apps to download are software and games with Xbox Live, Fresh Paint and Awesome Picture support available for free.
Internet Explorer 10
Windows 8 comes with an improved version of web browser that is Internet Explorer 10. This web browser appears in two versions of Windows 8, which is Internet Explorer 10 version of Windows 8 and another Internet Explorer 10 Desktop version as in windows 7.
Auto Colorization Function
Windows 8 has been imported with the Auto Colorization function, enabling users to manage the color of Windows themes. With this function, the theme color will change automatically based on the main color of the activated wallpaper.
Windows Task Manager
Drastic changes that can be seen in Windows 8 is with the presence of Task Manager that has been updated. This renewable Task Manager provides users with more in-depth functionality while optimizing the use of the tank on the function.
The highly popular Lock Screen function used on today’s smartphones is also implemented in Windows 8. Windows 8 lets users change the image on the Lock Screen with six background image options provided or other images according to your choice. Display Lock Screen in Windows 8 displays the time and notification of the background wallpaper lock screen that the user has set.
For general knowledge, Windows 8 comes with two versions of the Control Panel ie the Control Panel version of Windows 8 with a simple style and one more Desktop Panel desktop version. Desktop Panel Control Panel View of Windows 8 is still maintained the same as in Windows 7.
Windows 8 is designed to allow users to do their job. Charm Bar becomes an important element for this operating system to make it easier to use. To show the function, my friend only needs to show the cursor in the top right corner or bottom of the screen. In addition to dragging the cursor over to that section, Charm Bar can also be displayed using the “Windows + C” key combination on the keyboard.
The new versatile Switcher Interface has been introduced in Windows 8, Users can pull out App Switcher function by bringing cursor to the top left of the screen and heretkannya down. Switcher displays applications that run in thumbnail form to make it easier for users to choose and access the app.
Performing two tasks at a time has become a trend by PC users today after Microsoft introduced the Aero Snap functionality in Windows 7. Microsoft took the initiative to introduce App Snapping functionality in Windows 8. this function allows my buddy to Snap Windows 8-style apps to the edge Left or right of the screen and at the same time, the main screen lets you showcase your main work buddy. As an example of using this function, you can tweet on the edge of the screen while performing other tasks on the home screen such as surfing the web, doing office work, or while watching a video.
Microsoft Account Integration Support
By simply logging into a Microsoft Account, you can sync to bring all of your personal content on Windows 8 to other mobile devices and PCs. This includes some content such as PC settings, personalizations (theme colors, wallpapers, lock screen, and user photos), ease of access settings, language options, application settings, browser settings, Explorer and mouse settings, login information, and more. What is interesting, all this is celebrated with only account login only.
The interesting thing that comes with Windows 8 is the “Recovery” function which allows you to Refresh or Reset their computer. This function allows you to create refreshment on your PC without the need to ‘format’ the PC again.
Windows To Go
Windows To Go lets you create a live USB Windows 8 and use it on another PC without installing Windows. Through this function, my friend only needs to boot those USB flash drives and Windows 8 is available for use. Of course Windows To Go is made to facilitate my friend who often use another PC when running office tasks. However, this support is only present for Windows 8 Enterprise only.