Multitask like a pro and stay productive anywhere with the powerful features of Windows 8.1 Pro.
Seamless integration between touchscreen and keyboard/mouse use
Access your files and settings from any device with SkyDrive
Built-in encryption and firewall for robust security
Remote access to home computer from work
Efficient performance for quick startups and task switching
Windows 8.1 Pro is designed to boost your productivity no matter where you’re working. The operating system seamlessly transitions between touchscreen and mouse/keyboard use, so you can efficiently multitask whether you’re at your desk or on the go. SkyDrive integration also lets you access important files and settings from any device by simply logging into your Microsoft account. You’ll have your personalized desktop layout, apps, and preferences ready to go wherever you need them.
Windows 8.1 Pro is ideal for professionals who depend on their computer to juggle multiple tasks throughout the workday. The operating system makes it easy to switch between answering emails, researching online, editing documents, and connecting with colleagues across devices. Enhanced security features give you peace of mind that your system and files are safe from threats. For anyone who needs a powerful, flexible operating system to stay productive at work, Windows 8.1 Pro is the perfect choice.
As a reminder, Windows 8.1 will reach end of support on January 10, 2023, at which point technical assistance and software updates will no longer be provided. If you have devices running Windows 8.1, we recommend upgrading them to a more current, in-service, and supported Windows release.
An OEM license is subject to the following terms and restrictions.
Can only be activated on a newly built computer system by the system builder.
Does not come with customer support from Microsoft.
Is tied to the motherboard upon activation and cannot be transferred.
Cannot be used for upgrades, e.g. going from Home to Pro.
Cannot be used to activate Windows on a Mac.
Activation requires a fresh Windows installation using the ISO.
If you need a license without these restrictions, please buy a retail license.
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard Drive Spacee: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
Internet Connection: Internet connectivity is necessary to perform updates and to download and take advantage of some features