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MCSA 70-687 Cert Guide: Configuring Microsoft Windows 8.1 by Harry Holt, Randy Bellet, Don Poulton

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5. Installing, Configuring, and Securing Applications in Windows 8.1

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Installing and Configuring Desktop Applications: Many applications currently in use today were originally written for Windows XP or older versions of Windows. Some of these might not work properly with Windows 8.1. This section describes methods you can use to make these applications work properly. It also discusses Windows Installer, default program settings, and App-V applications.

Using Windows Store Applications: Windows Store applications, or apps, were first introduced in Windows 8. The Store offers many apps, and they make use of the new start screen display and are touch enabled. In this section you learn about the Windows ...

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