Windows 8

Windows 8

Discover what’s new and exciting about the latest version of Windows, and find out how to get it for your Advent PC

Microsoft Windows 8 builds upon the speed and reliability of Windows 7, reinventing Windows for today’s computing needs. It’s an all-new Windows designed for new devices – tablet and smartphone, as well as laptop and desktop – and features a brand new touch interface while continuing to work flawlessly with mice, touchpads and other traditional input devices.

In this section we’ll reveal what’s new in Windows 8, and tell you how to make the most of the new software by upgrading your Advent PC.

Windows 8

Introducing Windows 8

Get a quick overview of what’s new and improved in Windows 8, and find out where to go for more information.

What's new with Windows 8?
Discover what’s new and exciting about the latest version of Windows, and why it’s an essential upgrade for your PC
What is Windows 8?
Introducing the latest version of Windows...

Windows 8

Get to know Windows 8

Learn all about the latest version of Windows and how to make the most of the new features on offer. More content coming soon!

Key features of Windows 8
The best version yet, Windows 8 is full of new and exciting features that will help you make the most of your PC
Explained: getting to grips with Windows 8
Use this handy guide to learn all you need to know - and get up and running quickly
Advent with Windows 8
See the new Windows 8 product range, now available to buy

Windows 8

How do I upgrade?

Find out whether your PC has been tested for compatibility, plus step-by-step guides on how to upgrade or install Windows 8 on your PC.

How to perform a clean install of Windows 8.1
Discover how to install Windows 8.1 from scratch if you’re looking for a fresh installation, or upgrading from Windows® 7
Can I upgrade my existing PC?
Find out what you need to know about verifying whether Windows 8 will work on your Advent PC
How to perform an upgrade installation of Windows 8
Choose this method if you’re running Windows 7 and want to keep your programs, files and settings