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Windows 8 operating systems

Windows 8 OSThere are always some essential criteria for owning some great products. Windows 8 can also be installed in a proper platform with an essential hardware requirement. The minimum hardware requirement is higher for windows 8. Since it is a higher version for high end users the requirement to install this operating system is also higher. The mode of installation differs from various devices. For personal computers, the architecture of processor must be IA 32 bit. The processor should be of one gigahertz.

The memory size should be 1 GB or 2 GB. The storage capacity should be 20 GZ. The system should have well designed graphics card. Screen resolution must be 1024*768 to run the windows applications. Microsoft requires an Intel-compatible system resume from standby in 2 seconds or less to get Microsoft logo certification. Windows 8 runs on Hyper-V, VMware Workstation 8.0.2 for Windows, Virtual Box 4.1.8 for Windows, Parallels Workstation 6 for Windows, Parallels Desktop 4 for Windows, and XenDesktop 5.5.

Windows 8 operating systemsWindows 8 cannot run on Microsoft Virtual PC, Windows Virtual PC, Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware Workstation v7.x or previous versions. Tablets and convertibles have separate hardware requirements which combine the features of the personal computer and power in a single platform. The graphics card must be of directx version or higher.

There should be some standard buttons which include windows, volume up, volume down, rotation lock etc. Minimum screen resolution must be of 1366*768. The camera clarity should be minimum 720 pixels. Network connectivity of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth must be present. There should be at least one port. The device must be provided with the accelerometer, speaker, microphone, gyro meter etc. these are the requirements for the tablets, palmtops, laptops etc. This article gives a brief note in the hardware requirements for the windows 8 installation.

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