Windows RT 8.1: FAQ

Windows RT 8.1 is a Windows-based operating system that's optimized for thin and light PCs that have extended battery life and are designed for life on the go. Windows RT 8.1 only runs built-in apps or apps that you download from the Windows Store. Windows Update automatically keeps your PC up to date and Windows Defender provides up-to-date virus and malware protection.
How do I get Windows RT 8.1?
Can I install Windows RT 8.1 on any PC?
What's the difference between Windows RT 8.1 and Windows 8.1?
What apps does Windows RT 8.1 come with?
How can I get more apps for my Windows RT 8.1 PC?
Where do I get more info about Office on Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1?
What peripheral devices work with Windows RT 8.1?
How do I set up my Windows RT 8.1 PC?
How can I personalize my Windows RT 8.1 PC?
Do I need to shut down my Windows RT 8.1 PC?
How much free space do I need to update to Windows RT 8.1?
How can I free up some drive space on my Windows RT 8.1 PC?
How do I get support for my Windows RT 8.1 PC?


Article ID: 18521 - Last Review: 31 Aug 2016 - Revision: 14