Using WinTOTAL And TOTAL With Windows 8
This document outlines the Windows 8 versions that will run WinTOTAL Aurora and TOTAL.
Document 9010 | Last updated: 12/05/2016 KMG
WinTOTAL Aurora and TOTAL have been designed to run efficiently on your Windows 8 desktop or laptop computer. As with any software, the more robust your PC is, the better your software performs.
One important item to remember when purchasing a device running Windows 8 is that WinTOTAL and TOTAL can only be installed on Windows 8, 8.1, and Windows 8 Pro. Windows RT, used for oldertablets, only allows you to install programs available in the Windows Store. Therefore, WinTOTAL and TOTAL can't be installed on any device running Windows RT.
Below are helpful links to Microsoft's product pages. Keep in mind that anything running Windows RT won't work with WinTOTAL and TOTAL software.
If you have questions about hardware specifications when purchasing a new computer, click here for WinTOTAL's system requirements, or click here for TOTAL's system requirements. For instructions on launching the WinTOTAL or TOTAL application on Windows 8, see the step by step instructions below.
To open your WinTOTAL or TOTAL software on Windows 8, click the WinTOTAL or TOTAL tile from your Start screen. If the tile does not initially show on your start screen, there are a few ways you can go about adding it.
Simply start typing the word "WinTOTAL" or "TOTAL" from your Start screen. In Windows 8, when you start typing on your keyboard from the Start screen, it immediately opens a search panel on the right side of your screen and begins searching the keywords you have entered.
Once you have located the WinTOTAL or TOTAL application: