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With its bright and bold look, Windows 8 is a big departure
from previous versions of Windows. The modern interface along with plenty of
new features and performance boosts make this one of the most exciting
Microsoft releases to date. But because Windows 8 is such a big departure from
previous versions of Windows, it might require a bit of a learning curve.
Luckily, there are
a lot of articles and videos available with tips, walk-throughs, and other
information on getting up and running on Windows 8. Be sure to bookmark this post as we'll be adding more resources as they become available.
Microsoft has a variety of resources on its Windows 8 site to
help you get started with its brand-new operating system. Here are some of
Technology news sites have been testing and tinkering with
Windows 8 for a few months now. Here are some of the most informative Windows 8
articles from the tech community.
Your organization may not be ready to upgrade to Windows 8,
or you might be making the upgrade from Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7. Microsoft
and TechSoup have an extensive list of articles, FAQs, and videos to help you
get the most out of Windows 7.
Want to share your experiences with Windows operating systems or Windows 8? Tell us about it in the comments.
Ginny Mies is a Content Curator at TechSoup Global.
Our non-profit recently received a donation of a laptop with Windows 7 Pro pre-installed; however, I just received a donation from Microsoft on Office Professional Pro 2013 and found out that we need to upgrade to Windows 8. I was in the process of requesting the upgrade until I saw the "Wipe Clean" notification. Does that mean, I have to remove all the software already installed or just Windows 7?