- computer boots are faster than before
- windows app store can download games, music
- restoration of problem pc's and devices is possible through the Windows Recovery Environment. If the computer is not working correctly, it can be refreshed & the user's profile & documents preserved.
- touch screen optimization provides users with a familiar user interface regardless of which computing device they are using
- security features
AppLocker - can be used to limit access to data. This is help prevent accidental modification or exposure of sensitive data.