Microsoft Launches Windows 8

ABC News' Tina Trinh previews the newest changes to Microsoft's operating system.
3:00 | 10/26/12

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Microsoft Launches Windows 8
Microsoft's new windows eight it's the biggest change should it computer industry's dominant operating system nearly two decade I think we -- windows OneCare live that this is pleased -- my type right. They had a glitzy ahead rather lengthy roll out for here in New York yesterday and we said what about young tech pros to check it out. AME when it's -- treatment I'm -- to -- -- of Microsoft's new windows eight launch event. -- this isn't brand new operating system. -- takes a look at it pregnant with wind and -- the start button that you used to seeing in the lower left hand corner is now completely time. And what you have instead is the start screens. With all the programs and have that you used to all in one place. Music is definitely a brand new operating system people who have used windows before are going to have to get used to doing a lot of news -- That could be a little bit jarring but after you -- around different I really do get the hang out some of that touch screen. Features and also -- -- -- -- mouse and -- with the outbreak. -- the main features. -- the times farm which is right here on the right side swiped right. And you see the main controls there you have search share your start button devices in your main computer settings. On the left side. You can -- to bring back. All the previous -- that you were using. Quick swipe. Out -- back again we'll bring up a list of the most recently used apps and you can just quickly from here from one after the next. Another cool new feature of windows eight is the ability to have to have -- at the same time covering up ABC news. Dragon and the left side. And there you go. Now I have access to ABC news and I can still continue working on my excel -- here on the right hand side. You can buy more tips and tricks are mine for people who already have windows -- -- -- say it will cost you forty dollars. -- trends ABC news New York. Think we should spring for -- think that -- accepted this close these things -- we'll let whatever upgrade our computers here at the desk. I doing this a total of 2000 -- inland to escape police and this one. Yeah get away after the tech trader at it little -- -- outstripped we will take whatever. That is big news for this half hour -- metropolitan -- -- -- W and and -- dot com and on Twitter. At ABC WNNN news to hash tags W and an offense coming up next more from games. --

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":17569970,"title":"Microsoft Launches Windows 8","duration":"3:00","description":"ABC News' Tina Trinh previews the newest changes to Microsoft's operating system.","url":"/WNN/video/microsoft-launches-windows-17569970","section":"WNN","mediaType":"Default"}