Windows 8 Features

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.

Windows 8 Features

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

You can submit any wishes for new Windows 8 features to our wishlist

If you plan to buy Windows 8, you can get more information about a possible discount here.

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!

You can find the wiki here: Windows 8 Wiki Page or download it for offline use from our Windows 8 Download Page

Published: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 Last Modified: January 24, 2010

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