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Windows 8-Compatible Software & Hardware


We conducted Windows 8-compatibility testing on commonly used software in NUS. The list of software titles below are installed and operated as is on Windows 8. The list is not exhaustive by any means and you are advised to check with software vendors for other applications. Software patches or updates may be required, while pending the release of “Windows 8-certified” versions.

Windows 8-compatible software:

  • Microsoft Office 2010
    Adobe Creative Suite Design and Web Premium 6
    • Winzip 16.5
    • Webvpn
    • Office Communicator 2007 R2
    • IVLE
    • SAP 720
    • Trend Office Scan
  • Hardware

  • Below is a list of notebooks and desktops that we had tested fine with Windows 8 Enterprise installed:
  • Toshiba Portege R930
  • HP Envy Spectre XT Notebook PC (trackpad not available)
  • Samsung NP900X3D - Series 9
  • Acer Veriton M6610
  • Dell Optiplex 9010
  • Dell Precision M4700
  • HP Folio 13
  • Toshiba Satellite T210

    For more details on the hardware specifications for Windows 8, please go to Microsoft’s website

If you have any queries or feedback on the above software or hardware, please email the Software Administrator at