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== New Features ==
 
== New Features ==
 
The following new features were introduced in Windows 8:
 
The following new features were introduced in Windows 8:
* [[Windows Shadow Volumes | File History]]
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* [[Windows File History | File History]]
 
* [[Windows Storage Spaces | Storage Spaces]]
 
* [[Windows Storage Spaces | Storage Spaces]]
 
* [[Search Charm History]]
 
* [[Search Charm History]]

Revision as of 14:18, 25 November 2013

Initially Windows 8 had a workstation and server edition. The server edition became Windows Server 2012.

New Features

The following new features were introduced in Windows 8:

File System

The file system used by Windows 8 is primarily NTFS.

The Resilient File System (ReFS) was initially available in the Windows 8 server edition but became part of Windows 2012 server edition.

Jump Lists

Jump Lists are Task Bar artifacts that were first introduced on Windows 7 and are also available on Windows 8.

Prefetch

The prefetch hash function is similar to Windows 2008.

The Windows Prefetch File Format was changed on Windows 8.1 to version 26. (note this could be Windows 8 as well but has not been confirmed)

Registry

The Windows Registry remains a core component of the Windows operating system.

See Also

External Links