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Whats the difference Windows 8 and Windows RT.

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    Whats the difference Windows 8 and Windows RT.


    Hi, I was wondering what the difference between windows 8 and windows RT, Is windows RT a new os like windows 8, because im configure. thanks

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Windows RT is windows tablet edition. It's the same as Windows 8, except it can only run Windows Store apps and Microsoft Office. The reason for the limitation is that RT tablets run on a different CPU that is not compatible with x86. So only apps written to the common WinRT api will work on them.
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    windows 8


    Would windows rt work on a laptop worth out touchscreen Its better to just use the window 8 and not windows rt.. registered.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    You can't buy a laptop with Windows RT. Windows RT is not sold separately. You can only get it with a device, such as a tablet. And, they will not ship it on anything that does not have a touch interface.
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    Rt is not sold directly to the public and requires an arm processor
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