Microsoft Signature PCs come with full versions of the software you need, pre-configured and ready to run.* Included are:
Internet Explorer 8: Surf the Internet faster, safer, and more easily than ever before.
Windows Media Center : Preconfigured home entertainment shell allowing users to watch/record TV and download videos/shows on PC, manage pictures, movies, music, play stored media from TV and handset; additional configuration included
Internet TV Update for Media Center: Software update which enables TV playback on PC.
Playready PC Runtime (for WMC) Allows access to play-ready content
Microsoft Security Essentials:
Automatically updated software that protects against malware, spyware, virus, worms, and other threats to your security.
Microsoft Silverlight:Software for delivering rich Web applications similar to Adobe Flash; Web application run-time.
Adobe Flash Player for IE: Software for viewing Shockwave Flash (SWF) animations and movies using Internet Explorer.
Adobe Acrobat Reader: Software for viewing PDF documents
Bing 3D Maps: 3D mapping program for Bing Maps.
Zune 4.0:Music, video, FM radio, and podcast player; provides access to Zune marketplace for music and TV shows.
Live ID Sign-in Assistant: Software utility to link Windows account with Live ID.
Windows Live Essentials
- Windows Live Call : Allows users to make PC-to-PC and PC-to-phone voice and video calls
- Windows Live Family Safety : Software for controlling and monitoring online activities of children
- Windows Live Mail : E-mail client successor to outlook and windows mail; includes Calendar, Contacts, Feeds, Newsgroups
- Windows Live Messenger : Instant Messaging, calling, and video chat program
- Windows Live Photo Gallery :
- Windows Live Writer : Blog-publishing software
- Microsoft Office Live Add-In:
Software allowing MS office programs to save files to and access files from a shared online workspace
- Windows Live Sync : File-synchronization program
- Windows Live Movie Maker :Movie-making software
- Windows Live Toolbar : Web browser toolbar to facilitate connection with Windows Live
*Software may vary from manufacturer’s original software provided.