Windows 8

Windows 8 at NUS

Windows 8 was released for general availability on 26 October 2012 to much fanfare.

You will be pleased to know that there is a list of applications used by the University community that is compatible with Windows 8. Click here for the applications that were already tested by the Computer Centre for Windows 8 compatibility.

In addition, staff and students are advised to exercise their own discretion when opting for Windows 7 or Windows 8 when purchasing new notebooks or desktops. You should consider the applications that you intend to run before selecting the operating system (OS). The easy way to get Windows 8 is to purchase a new desktop or notebook with Windows 8 pre-installed.

As with any new OS, one should keep an open mind and have patience in learning a different User Interface (UI). You may discover new tips and tricks in Windows 8 to improve your productivity and efficiency!

At this point, there are still applications that may not be compatible with Windows 8, so do check with the software vendors before adopting Windows 8.


Links indicated above are for your reference and do not indicate any endorsement by NUS Computer Centre.