Windows is an operating system from Microsoft that's found on many desktop computers, laptops, and tablets.

Windows has many versions; the latest is Windows 10. To find out which version of Windows you're using, you can search for "System" on your computer, then select the System option under "Control Panel."

You can read more about Windows on Microsoft's website.

Apps/Software

Windows 7 and below:

Windows 8 and 10:

Compatible formats

  • All eBook formats
    Note: PDF eBooks require Adobe Digital Editions software, and Kindle Books (U.S. only) require Kindle Cloud Reader or the Kindle reading app.
  • All audiobook formats
  • Streaming videos
  • Periodicals (require the NOOK reading app for Windows 8/10)

Examples of Windows devices

Some devices that come with Windows 10:

Note: Most computers and tablets that originally came with Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 can upgrade to Windows 10.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2017 12:07PM EDT