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Get hands-on with Windows 8.1: New virtual labs

Carlos I. James Gutierrez

TechNet Virtual Labs just released two new virtual labs to help you get more hands-on with Windows 8.1: Introduction to Windows 8.1 and Access and Information Protection. Read about them below and get started today with this simple, fast way to experience Windows 8.1.


TechNet Virtual Lab: Introducing Windows 8.1 UI features for businesses

In this module you’ll see how to enable features such as boot to desktop, which might be more appropriate for users who prefer or need to use keyboard and mouse. You’ll also learn about continuous, variable snap views that let you multi-task with modern and desktop apps on all kinds of devices. You’ll also learn about tools that Internet Explorer has to offer.


TechNet Virtual Lab: Access and Information Protection

The demonstrations in this session focus on how the Windows 8.1 operating system has evolved from the Windows 8 and Windows 7 operating systems as well as the new Windows 8.1 user interface (UI) elements. The demonstrations in this session include booting directly to the Windows 8.1 desktop, how to use the new Snap feature, and Internet Explorer 11.


After you immerse yourself in these new Windows 8.1 virtual labs, be sure to also check out the other 500+ free hands-on labs and guided experiences available from TechNet Virtual Labs - including the new Windows Server 2012 R2 Evaluation using TechNet Virtual Labs, available from the "select a version" dropdown on the Windows Server 2012 R2 evaluation download page; and the new guided experiences for Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Online 2013, and Exchange Server 2013.

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    August 2014

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    Windows 8.1