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Introducing Windows 8.1 For IT Professionals by Ed Bott

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Chapter 8. Windows 8.1 and networks

One of the key design goals of Windows 8.1 is to enable mobility features in portable PCs and tablets. So it should come as no surprise that Windows 8.1 adds significant new features to the networking capabilities introduced in Windows 8. It also introduces some changes to the user interface for managing wireless connections.

What’s new in Windows 8.1 networking?

The following wireless networking features are new in Windows 8.1:

  • Near field communication (NFC) tap-to-pair printing. Enabling printing support on an enterprise network can be difficult and confusing, with ...

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