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Touch Screen

  1. #1

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    xp and osx

    Touch Screen

    I am going to have a desk top built with Windows 8 on it. My question is will Windows 8 allow me to use touch screen with a touch screen monitor, or does the computer have to have another program on it to use the touch screen?

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  2. #2

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    Windows Phone 6, Windows CE 5, Windows Vista x32, Windows 7 x32/x64, Windows 8 x64

    If your monitor supports touch, then touch will work. You must have long arms though.
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  3. #3

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    any program in Windows will allow you to use touch. even the old desktop programs. heck, Plants versus Zombies is one of the best uses of a touchscreen even though it was designed way before touch screens were popular. much better than clicking a zillion times. I swear, PvZ must've destroyed a lot of mice.
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