From the Manufacturer| Is the information in this section helpful? Yes / No Learn more about Windows 10 Buy an eligible Windows 8.1 device and get a free upgrade to Windows 10. Get your free upgrade at windows.com/windows10upgrade. *Offer valid for qualified Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices (including devices you already own) for one year after Windows 10 upgrade availability. Visit www.windows.com/windows10upgrade for more details. Hardware/software requirements apply; feature availability may vary by device. Internet connection required, with Windows Updated enabled. ISP fees may apply. Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 Update required. Windows RT/RT 8.1 excluded. See www.windows.com/windows10upgrade for details. To check for compatibility and other important installation information, visit your device manufacturers website and www.windows.com/windows10specs. Download date may vary based on customer demand. See More: Windows 10 is here. Learn more. Learn More About Windows 8.1 Get Started Windows Q&A Why should I buy a Windows device? Windows devices are available in all shapes and sizes to match your lifestyle and they can also be customized with your favorite apps, colors, and backgrounds to match your personality. Multitask with ease on a Windows device. Run Office side-by-side with your web browser, or make a Skype video call while you check email. Windows devices also work with stuff you already have, they include ports for printers and cameras and work with your favorite apps.* *Windows RT 8.1 devices only runs built-in apps or apps that you download from the Windows Store. Does Windows have the apps I want? Right out of the box, Windows 8.1 comes with apps to do all the basics and a lot more. There are apps to stay in touch, save your files to the cloud, and keep track of your photos and videos in new and easy ways. Plus, you can visit the Windows store to choose from over 100,000 apps for games, music, news, weather, and entertainment, to just name a few. Did the desktop disappear? No. You’ll also still be able to work with the familiar desktop just as you did in earlier versions of Windows. If you spend most of your time on the desktop, you can even set Windows to go there instead of the Start screen when you first turn on your PC. I have heard it is for touchscreens. Can I still use a mouse and keyboard? Yes. You can use it the way you want: touchscreen, mouse and keyboard, or both. You’ll also still be able to work with the familiar desktop just as you did in earlier versions of Windows. Note: The touchscreen functionality is dependent on the specifications of the device’s screen. Please check the specs of the machine on this page to know what features are included. Can I use my current software and printers? Windows 8.1 is compatible with almost all of the peripherals (printers, cameras, keyboards, mice, etc.) that you’re using today with your Windows PC or tablet. You can also use most of the desktop programs you currently use, including Office programs. What if I buy a PC running Windows 8? Can I update to Windows 8.1? Yes. If youre running Windows 8 youll be able to get the free update to Windows 8.1 through the Windows Store. View more questions | Close Thank you for submitting your question A manufacturer representative will send you the answer as quickly as possible. There was a problem submitting your question. Please try again later. Ask a Question The question will be sent to the product manufacturer. View question guidelines Question: Additional details: Email address: We will only use your email address for correspondence regarding this question. Your name: or Cancel What’s new with Windows 8.1? Note: Some features require Windows 8.1. Update available through Windows store for Windows 8 users. Internet access required; fees may apply. The devices shown in the videos are displayed only for demonstrative purposes to showcase the touch features of the Windows operating system. Similar mice and keyboard keystrokes can be used on non-touch devices. Please check the specs of the machine on the page to know what features are included. It’s new, but you know it. Start up in the familiar desktop to get stuff done or the Start screen to easily access all your favorite apps and sites. Easier than ever to use. New navigation features make it faster and easier to access, close, minimize and switch between open apps. Pin favorite apps to the Start screen, the taskbar, or both for quick and easy access to what you use the most. More productive. Greater speed and ease in finding what you are looking for including new apps to love. 3 Reasons Why Check out why Windows just got better and you can make your Windows device the way you want it. 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 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. Mouse, keyboard—and now touch. Windows 8.1 works harmoniously with various types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard, or both. Whatever kind of device you have, youll discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another. Make it yours. New ways to personalize with more Start screen tiles sizes, colors, and backgrounds. Your files, everywhere. Stay connected to your photos and important files and access them on your phone, tablet or PC with OneDrive. By signing in with your Microsoft account to any of your PCs running Windows 8.1 and youll immediately see your own background, display preferences, and settings. Multitasking made easy. Its easy to do up to four things at once. Snap multiple apps side by side in a single view for easy multitasking and enhanced productivity. Security. Stay up to date and more secure with built-in privacy and security protection with Windows Defender and SmartScreen. It’s fast. Windows 8.1 starts up faster, switches between apps faster, and uses power more efficiently than previous versions of Windows, including Windows 7. Works with what you have. Easily connect to your printers, cameras and more with built-in USB ports. With Windows 8.1, you can run all of the programs that you had on Windows 7. Get more done with Office. Office at its best on Windows 8 devices. Discover new and better ways to create, edit, and browse—using a keyboard or touchscreen. Please review the specifications on this Windows device and, if Office is not already included, don’t forget to add it to your purchase. General Information The USRobotics 56K Serial Controller Faxmodem combines the superior performance and reliability of a controller-based modem with the convenience of V.92 and V.22 technologies – with up to 75% less energy use. V.22 Fast Connect, which reduces the connection sequence time for very small data transfers, and secure connectivity make this modem ideal for Point of Sale (POS) systems. The modem also enables secure Machine to Machine (M2M) applications or Remote Server Management applications for Out-of-Band remote diagnostics, troubleshooting, maintenance and back-ups of servers. 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