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Windows 8 editions revealed

[ Edited ]

Microsoft has revealed the various editions of Windows 8.  It has been reduced to mainly three (3)(*), down from the previous five main editions (plus one for Enterprise for a total of six) associated with Windows 7.

 

- Windows 8:  the standard version, for the consumer market (x86/x64)

- Windows 8 Pro:  for technical professionals, business customers, enthusiasts (x86/x64)

- Windows RT:  for low-powered PCs/tablets running ARM CPUs (previously known as "Windows on ARM" or "WoA")

 

For more details please refer to:

 

http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2012/04/16/announcing-the-windows-8-edi...

 

(*) there will be 4th... this one is a Pro version with addtiional features for enterprise customers with software contracts, just like Windows 7 Enterprise.    

 

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