Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro is built for productivity and creativity. You can customize your start screen and navigating experience as well as set up and join networked workgroups. You can even switch back and forth between a tiled start screen and a legacy desktop interface. With enhanced data protection, you can keep your important information safe. Like Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro has native support for touch-screen operation when used with compatible peripherals.
Work and Play
Windows 8.1 Pro includes everything in Windows 8.1, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, manage your devices, access one PC from another, encrypt your data, and more.
Your Familiar Desktop
From the Start screen, you're just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop, providing a familiar interface for legacy Windows users.
Your Own Unique Start Screen
Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors, backgrounds, and four different sizes of tiles help to personalize your Windows experience.
Windows 8.1 Pro works with different types of devices, including touch screen displays, mice-and-keyboards, or both. Discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another. Please visit the manufacturer's website for device compatibility.
Enhanced Data Protection
Windows 8.1 Pro offers enhanced data protection, the ability to access your desktop remotely, and connectivity to your corporate or school networks via Domain join.
In addition to built-in apps for email, people, photos, and video editing, you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype, and Halo: Spartan Assault.