The decision to diversify its product lineups wasn’t made overnight, but it was made for all the wrong reasons. The thing is, Microsoft had research to fall back on that showed that users would generally spend more money on a supposedly premium version of a product. And the more versions they had, the studies suggested, the better.. Introducing the Windows 8 Product Editions. If you’re buying a new PC, that also means, generally, that you will choose between Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. But if you’re buying a new tablet, you’ll need to choose among all three: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, and Windows RT. And your choice will be limited by device type: Some models will only be available with an Intel-compatible chipset—where you can choose between Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro—and some will come only with an ARM chipset, where your only choice is Windows RT.. Figure 3-26: The Start notification tip [Картинка: i_066.jpg]. Figure 4-12: You can even snap the desktop. [Картинка: i_091.jpg] NOTE. Figure 5-1: The Settings pane [Картинка: i_124.jpg]. To disable the lock screen, you’ll need to run the Local Group Policy Editor, an old-school management interface that’s been in Windows for years but hidden so that normal users don’t stumble across it by mistake. To find the Local Group Policy Editor, use Start Search, and search forgpedit.msc; it will pop up in the Apps list and resemble Figure 5-6 when running.. Figure 5-23: User settings [Картинка: i_146.jpg]. As discussed at the beginning of this book, we consider these apps to be a key part of the full, or complete, Windows 8 experience. The good news is that they’re readily available from Windows Store. And all of them are free. So if they’re not available in your copy of Windows 8 for some reason, you can find them here.. Figure 6-31: Are you sure you want to uninstall that app? [Картинка: i_195.jpg]. These basic views are true of all the photo sources, but of course each is a bit different in its own way. So here’s some information to consider about each:. Figure 9-35: Using Add to my music to copy music from the Store to your PC [Картинка: i_327.jpg]. Search results work like so many other Metro-style experiences, providing options like Play on Xbox 360, Explore Game, Play Trailer, Series Details, and so on, which will vary by content type. Since the point of this app is to act, literally, as an Xbox Companion, the assumption here is that you’re sitting in front of your Xbox 360 and HDTV and using Windows 8 or Windows RT as a large, intelligent remote, looking for content that you’ll then play to the console (and thus to your HDTV and/or home theater system).. Regardless, even those who do need to install and update a handful of traditional Windows applications after the fact will still experience an amazing reduction in the time it takes to complete the entire process. This one feature has revolutionized the way users restore Windows and get back to work. You’re going to love it.. • VDI enhancements: With updates to RemoteFX and Windows Server 2012, users can access virtualized instances of Windows 8 Enterprise from the data center and receive rich desktop experiences via thin clients, including, interestingly, Windows RT-based tablets. (See the following section for more information about Windows RT in the enterprise.).