The list of Windows 8 features is long. Many people requested new features for Windows 8 and Microsoft is trying to implement the best ideas.
What will the key features of Windows 8 be?
We already know that one of the new Windows 8 features is going to be a new GUI. Microsoft intends to create a whole new GUI. Maybe we won’t even see the Windows Explorer in Windows 8.
Rumors about new Windows 8 Features:
- A new storage technology, DSFR, could be one of the new features, it will greatly improve the file access speed.
- A feature many people are looking for is native cluster support in Windows 8.
- Instead of the Xpress compression engine that we know from Windows Vista, a new Hibernation API could be implemented.
- Windows 8 could also feature many security upgrades. We can expect that the x64 environment will be a lot more secure.
- Microsoft also plans to improve the download features
- A new remote desktop client and protocol will be integrated.
Windows 8 Features Wishlist
- Folder Password Protection (one of the most common requests)
- Shortcut manager
- Password Manager
- Advanced tools: Paint, Snippet, etc.
- New networking features
- Anti-virus tools
Submit Features to Windows 8 Wishlist
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Add New Features to Windows 8 Wiki
We have a comprehensive wiki page that will answers all your questions about Windows 8. This inofficial FAQ will also list all of the upcoming features of Windows 8!