Windows 8.1: LSU Overview


Windows 8 Logo. It has four blue rectangles that make one large rectangle.

General Information

Windows 8.1 is a Microsoft Operating System (OS). It introduces a new shell and user interface based off Microsoft's "Metro" design language.  Metro features a new Start Screen with a grid of dynamically updating tiles to represent applications and a new App Platform with an emphasis on the following:

  • Touch Screen Input.
  • Using the Windows Store to obtain and purchase Applications / Apps.
  • The ability to synchronize Applications and Settings between multiple devices.
     

Software License Activation

Important Note:  All Microsoft Operating Systems on TigerWare will ONLY WORK if there is an Operating System already installed on your computer.  (Any Operating System will do.)

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