Windows 8 Will Be a Game Changer for Everyone

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Old-fashioned, conventional Windows computers are getting to be a thing of the past in the eyes of consumers--and sales of such systems have been in decline. Windows 95, Windows XP and Windows Vista have come and gone, Windows 7 is here and Windows 8 is around the corner, and is said to be a game changer for both developers and end users.

One of the biggest changes is the inclusion of Hyper-V 3.0 in the Windows Control Panel. Hyper-V is a virtualization layer that has until now only been a part of Windows Server, and it provides one of the best possible solutions for desktop virtualization. It runs a virtual Windows desktop on the client, which allows users to run without a connection to the server, so this virtual machine can live on a laptop or tablet.

Old-fashioned, conventional Windows computers are getting to be a thing of the past in the eyes of consumers--and sales of such systems have been in decline. Windows 95, Windows XP and Windows Vista have come and gone, Windows 7 is here and Windows 8 is around the corner, and is said to be a game changer for both developers and end users.

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