How do I get to run on Windows 8?
Open the Charms menu by bringing your cursor down to the bottom right of the Windows 8 desktop Select where it says “Start.” Search for “Run” by just typing it into the Start screen.
Click on the “Run” option under the “Apps” heading when it comes up in the top left side of the screen.
Does Windows 8 still work?
Microsoft will implement Windows 8 end of life in January 2023, meaning it will discontinue all support, including paid support, and all updates, including security updates. However, between now and then the operating system (OS) is in an in-between phase known as extended support.
How long will Windows 8 be supported?
“Windows 8.1 falls under the same lifecycle policy as Windows 8, and will reach end of Mainstream Support on January 9, 2018, and end of Extended Support on January 10, 2023.
Can I get Windows 8 for free?
Windows 8.1 has been released. If you’re using Windows 8, upgrading to Windows 8.1 is both easy and free. If you’re using another operating system (Windows 7, Windows XP, OS X), you can either buy a boxed version ($120 for normal, $200 for Windows 8.1 Pro), or opt for one of the free methods listed below.