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The Windows 8 Pro Pack from Microsoft enables you to move up to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center. Your PC or tablet must be running Windows 8 to use the Windows 8 Pro Pack. It makes your PC or tablet ready for business by adding professional-grade features.
Encrypt Your Data with BitLocker
BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on mobile PCs that include a TPM chip. BitLocker encrypts hard drives more quickly, helping to keep your data safe without interrupting your productivity. It supports encrypted drives as well.
Stay Safer with SmartScreen
SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. It checks the reputation of any new app or website, helping to keep you safe no matter what browser you are using. This helps prevent malware and other viruses from infiltrating your PC or corporate network.
Windows Media Center
Windows Media Center lets you turn your PC into a home entertainment system that can play and record high-definition TV (if you have additional tuner hardware), DVDs and CDs. It is also a software DVR that can play photo slideshows and Internet TV content.
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PC or Tablet running Windows 8
Required Processor: 1 GHz or faster
Required Memory: 2 GB
Required Hard Disk Space: 20 GB available
Required Video Card: 1366 × 768 screen resolution; DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver
Required Connectivity: Internet access
Other System Requirements: Microsoft account required for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software.
Additional system requirements: Some features such as touch may require a new PC. A TV tuner is required to play and record live TV in Windows Media Center. Free Internet TV content varies by geography, some content may require additional fees.