Windows 8 Versions Archive

Windows 8 Guide to product editions – Thurrott and Rivera

This should be pretty useful. Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera, have posted a Windows 8 feature-comparison matrix. It’s pretty comprehensive and lists a bunch of features that vary between Windows 8 (the consumer SKU), Windows 8 Professional,

New Windows 8 Video – Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit install and setup

Here’s a video from winbeta.org showing the Windows 8 setup experience. It shows a very straightforward install that doesn’t take very long. It also shows the new boot logo as well as the new and interesting intro video

The Verge is confirming that the Windows 8 Release Preview should be here today

The Verge are confirming that the Windows 8 Release Preview should be released today. Link Game On.

Microsoft removes the ability to join a domain from the Windows 8 core version

In what seems like a radical but somewhat logical move, it is increasingly looking like Microsoft is talking away the ability to join a Windows domain from the core or baseline versions of Windows 8. This is a pretty

Microsoft shed some light on Windows 8 Enterprise

Microsoft have opened up the kimono just a bit on features we can expect from the Windows 8 Enterprise SKU. This comes in an April 18 post to the “Windows for Your Business” blog. Here’s a part

8 interesting points I noticed from Microsoft’s Windows 8 SKU announcement

Yesterday, in a flurry of announcements, Microsoft detailed the new name for Windows 8, the different versions of Windows 8 and the new name for WOA. In addition, today, Microsoft announced the new name for Windows Server

Would A Lightweight Microsoft Windows Version For Older Hardware Be A Good Idea?

Okay, so today’s post isn’t as much of an analyze of Windows 8 features, instead it is more of me just throwing around an idea and getting community feedback. Don’t take it too seriously, I’m not suggesting

Windows 8 Update – Microsoft reveal final Windows 8 name and number of editions – 5

In a new blog post today on the Windows Team blog, Microsoft have finally shed light on both the final name for Windows 8 and what the different SKU’s for Windows will be. Let’s start with the

Windows Media Center will be in Windows 8 but….

In a new blog post on the Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft have confirmed that Windows Media Center will be included in Windows 8 but with a few caveats. Some choice quotes: While not a central topic

Windows Server 8 announced – the new name for Windows 8 Server

Microsoft officials showed off the first public glimpse of its coming Windows Server 8 operating system today at the WPC 2011 conference. Windows Server 8 was announced as the server side complement to the Windows 8 client.