System Requirements Archive

10GB Of Free Storage Space Reportedly Required For Windows RT 8.1

Windows RT 8.1 is one of the more vital pieces of the Windows Blue upgrade cycle, and the upcoming upgrade will go a long way in defining the future of the tablet oriented operating system. While the

Leaked Documents Reveal The Windows 8.1 Preview System Requirements

The preview version of Windows 8.1 is set to officially debut on June 26, and more details about this build of the upcoming operating system are surfacing as we near this date. A bunch of new screenshots

Right on cue, the Windows 8 OEM and CPU storm clouds gather

Here we go. This issue is like a 1000 pound gorilla in the corner that was always waiting for resolution. Digitimes is reporting that Notebook vendors are having some trouble meeting Windows 8 hardware requirements in a

Microsoft focus on enterprise management of Windows RT devices

In what can only be described as a very impressive piece of strategy, Microsoft have released some information about the management of Windows RT devices on their Windows 8 development blog. It’s a pretty detailed post that

Microsoft talk about Reclaiming memory from Metro style apps in Windows 8

In a new blog on the Windows 8 Development Blog, Microsoft talk a bit about reclaiming memory from Metro Style applications. The post is introduced by Steven Sinofsky and authored by Bill Karagounis on the Windows 8 Fundamentals

Windows 8 Dream Machine

According to Microsoft, Windows 8 will play nice with legacy hardware and even works better on older machines than Vista and 7. I have previously tested this theory with a Pentium 3 machine that was able to

Does Windows 8 Really Run Better on Low Performance Hardware?

Microsoft has been making many claims that Windows 8 has lower system requirements than Windows 7. It has a faster booting time, uses less memory, it takes up less space on your hard drive/solid state drive, and

Windows 8 will adapt to make the most of your hardware

Yesterday, Microsoft assured the world that Windows 8 system requirements will be the same, or perhaps even lower, than those of Windows 7. Speaking at the 2011 Worldwide Partner Conference, Tami Reller, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s