Thursday, October 17, 2013

Is Windows 8.1 out with expected features ?


Really appreciated that the steps Microsoft taking to impress both Tablet & Desktop users by their great release of windows 8 but many Desktop users not satisfied because of their expectations about windows8 due to the features like Charm bar , Metro apps with No easy Desktop environment ,lack of interface in Modern  UI.

so its concluded that windows 8 not suitable for Enterprises users. but Microsoft did not stop! came back with expected features in Windows 8.1 ( back to pavilion ) on today Oct 17th 2013.

yeah  Microsoft released their windows 8.1     

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Features that I knew in Windows 8.1

Folders with Synching

The users can join their work folders and make sync with file servers or in cloud based upon their permissions with automatic synchronization to data center.


OMA-DM API agent to allow management of Windows 8.1 devices with mobile device management products, like Mobile Iron or Air Watch.

Manage as a Mobile Device

IT administrators now have deeper policy management for Windows RT devices, and can manage Windows 8.1 PCs as mobile devices without having deploy a full management client.

VDI Enhancements

Enhanced Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in Windows Server 2012 R2 with improvements in management, value, and user experience. Session Shadowing allows administrators to view and remotely control active user sessions in an RDSH server.

Wi-Fi Direct Printing

Connect to Wi-Fi Direct printers without adding additional drivers or software on your Windows 8.1 device, forming a peer-to-peer network between your device and the printer.

Native Miracast Wireless Display

Present your work wirelessly with no connection cords needed; just pair with a Miracast-enabled display and Miracast will use Wi-Fi to let you project wire-free.


Broadband Tethering

Turn your Windows 8.1 mobile broadband-enabled PC or tablet into a personal Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing other devices to connect and access the internet.

Remote Data Removal

Corporates now have more control over corporate content which can be marked as corporate, encrypted, and then be wiped when the relationship between the corporation and user has ended.

Malware Resistance

Windows Defender, Microsoft’s free antivirus solution in Windows 8, will include network behavior monitoring to help detect and stop the execution of known and unknown malware. Internet Explorer will scan binary extensions (e.g. ActiveX) using the antimalware solution before potentially harmful code is executed.


Boot to Desktop

configuration options available which will allow you to boot directly to the desktop in Windows 8.1.

Desktop and Start Screen

Improvements have been made to better support users who prefer a mouse and keyboard experience to access applications.

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