Windows 8 Confirmed, Coming in 4 Flavors

Windows 8 logoMicrosoft has officially announced that Windows 8 will come in four different versions, not the multiple versions that have been confusing consumers for years. The four versions will be a home version, a business version, a version for devices using ARM chips and a version for larger enterprises that buy in bulk.

If you are planning to buy Windows 8 for your laptop or desktop, you will really only have to choose between two versions. The version that just goes by Windows 8 is specifically designed for home users. Windows 8 Pro is designed for business users and will include features for encrypting a file system, virtualization and domain management.

Windows RT is the name given to the version designed for devices using ARM chips. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to purchase Windows RT on your own. This version will come pre-installed on PCs and tablets running ARM processors. In

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