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Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]

Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]

Item: 276262    Model: WN7-00578

Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]
3.0stars
( 17 reviews)
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  • It plays as hard as it works - Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation - all on a single PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single view
  • The Start screen - Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your device as unique as you are
  • The apps you want - In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos and video editing you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype and Halo: Spartan Assault
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119.99USDIt plays as hard as it works - Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation - all on a single PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single viewThe Start screen - Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your device as unique as you areThe apps you want - In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos and video editing you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype and Halo: Spartan AssaultEach(1- License) [Boxed]It plays as hard as it works - Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation - all on a single PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single viewThe Start screen - Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your device as unique as you areThe apps you want - In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos and video editing you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype and Halo: Spartan AssaultWindows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0786424_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0786424_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0786424/Windows-81-1-License-Boxed/product_276262
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by PowerReviews
MicrosoftWindows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]
 
3.2

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Easy to set up (5)
  • Efficient (4)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Easy to navigate (3)

Cons

  • Hard to use (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (8)
  • Organization (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (9), Quality oriented (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (11), Business (3)
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Easy

Totally quick and easy to install. Then it updated itself and I was amazed at all the apps or programs that came with it. The most important app was Microsoft Office. I had...Read complete review

Totally quick and easy to install. Then it updated itself and I was amazed at all the apps or programs that came with it. The most important app was Microsoft Office. I had used Office since 1997 without an update. I love all the features in the new office and was able to put everything in the cloud. If you have not upgraded to Windows 8 then you are missing the boat.

VS

Most Helpful Negative Review

 

8 is better than 8.1

Seriously I like Windows 8. So many people bash it because it's hard to use and they're afraid of change. Change is good, get over it. Do you have a...Read complete review

Seriously I like Windows 8. So many people bash it because it's hard to use and they're afraid of change. Change is good, get over it. Do you have a smartphone....most likely yes.. you had to learn how to use at that one point. It took me 15 minutes to figure out Windows 8 without reading anything.

Now to the point. I bought my computer (Sony Vaio Laptop around $900 w/ touchscreen) with Windows 8. Oh the upgrade came out, I'll download 8.1 and that was a mistake. Windows 8 was fine. This 8.1 crashes constantly, won't load internet most times, my wireless printer won't connect anymore, Youtube videos hardly work anymore, all of my apps are incredibly slower than before, multitasking in Microsoft Word/Excel/and internet tabs will eventually cause something to freeze. Really? I regret downloading 8.1.. Should have stayed with the 8. Probably the reason I'm still running old software on my iPhone 5. If it's not broken don't fix it.

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1.0

windows 8.1

By jim

from new jersey

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]:

windows 8.1 is the worst windows I have ever used.
I hate it can't wait to see if they come out with
something better soon

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3.0

windows 8.1

By LadyDi

from Avonmore

Verified Buyer

Comments about Microsoft Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]:

I am very pleased with Staple's technical assistants. They were all courteous and obviously well acquainted with the newest version of windows. I had a very difficult time fining and getting used to desktop items I used to find easily on the old version XP. I finally found email. I spent about five hours and still have a lot to find and learn.
I would recommend Staples offer a quick rundown on where and how to find programs. If I would have been given a quick look, I'm certain it would have been easier for me at home. Windows 8.1 is totally different than XP. I was surprised to see such a great difference. All that said, I am totally satisfied with Staples who also removed a terrible virus from my computer. Thank you very much.

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5.0

Love windows 8

By Merv

from Sacramento, California

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]:

I have heard people complain about Windows 8, but I love it. Some of my friends and family just needed to be shown how to use the new operating system to become believers. Once you learn the system, you will love it too.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great instalation!

By Duke

from Richland, WA

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Navigate
  • Manages Software Collaboration Well
  • Powerful
  • Useful Features

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Microsoft Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]:

      I put this on my "family room laptop" that is 7 years old and has been running XP (RIP). I am just over the minimum so did this with crossed fingers. I did the clean install and it worked like a "charm". It picked up a lot of things from my desk top that has been running 8 and then 8.1 since they started. I can't believe how fast the old girl stars and closes now.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      5.0

      Easy

      By Skinnyemp

      from Rome, GA

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Navigate
      • Manages Software Collaboration Well
      • Powerful
      • Useful Features

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Educational Purposes
        • Graphics & Publishing
        • Multimedia

        Comments about Microsoft Windows 8.1 (1- License) [Boxed]:

        Totally quick and easy to install. Then it updated itself and I was amazed at all the apps or programs that came with it. The most important app was Microsoft Office. I had used Office since 1997 without an update. I love all the features in the new office and was able to put everything in the cloud. If you have not upgraded to Windows 8 then you are missing the boat.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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