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Windows 8 sports a whole list of tweaks and enhancements that are too many to list here. For example, the new OS supports UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) secure boot to help protect against boot loader attacks that try to sneak in at the boot loader level. In addition, Microsoft has also written about its efforts in the creation of a new software stack for "SuperSpeed" USB 3.0. Moreover, Microsoft has also demonstrated advanced features such as universal sharing. As outlined by ITProPortal, an image can be dragged straight into an editing program where it is edited, and dragged back to Facebook to be posted — no more fiddling with temporary files or opening and closing multiple apps separately.

While no official date has been announced for the launch of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system (OS), hardware running on it is widely expected to debut before the holiday season in 2012. In the run-up to the release of Windows 8 next year, the Redmond-based software giant has already started generating buzz for Microsoft's next OS by outlining various capabilities and design rationale on the official Building Windows 8 blog. So what are some of the top Windows 8 features that businesses will benefit from?

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