How to Run Windows 8 on an Apple Tablet

This was the question of many common senses, which was not being answered until now. But, some developers have come up with a breakthrough. Although, it is not possible to actually install and run a Windows 8 OS in an iPad, due to certain differences in technologies they use; brainy thoughts have uncovered an approach to build a virtual environment with Modern UI of Windows 8.

The foremost solution which is always encouraged is checking your PC primary healthiness and restoring any discrepancy that perhaps is bringing about the disturbance:

  • Step 1 : Download Systimizer – PC Cleaner Tool (Compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7 & XP)
  • Step 2 : Click “Scan” to find Windows issues
  • Step 3 : Click “Fix” to eliminate all troubles

Third party applications like, for example Splashtop Streamer, provide you with a change to experience Windows 8 on your non-Windows tablet. Moreover, android applications like Launcher 8 have been developed to perform the same task on an Android tablet.


  • You search for Splashtop or any other relevant application in your Apple Store. This is a paid application; however, you may find any among free.
  • Once located, you proceed to download an installation package that is spontaneously installed through the Apple’s own app installer or app launcher.
  • On a complete installation, the application would ask you for the passcode to authenticate your access Windows 8 from an iPad.
  • As soon as you pass in to the Windows 8 virtual environment, it starts a scan to detect a local network for the systems in a similar state.
  • Locate and tap your desired system for networking and it would require a security key. Enter that, and pops up the Windows 8 remote session.


  • Although, there is a control bar that offer you tips regarding its use, you can operate it without any help if you have been a user of Windows 8.
  • Swipe from the right side of the screen and a Charms bar would appear, as it does in actual Windows 8.
  • Swipe from the left side of the screen and view the running applications in order to switch between them, just like Windows 8.
  • Pulling down will close an active application, while, pinching would help you in zooming.
  • Tap a small icon in the lower right corner of the screen to pop up a virtual keyboard, which is not featured in actual Windows RT.
  • It lets you enable a mouse cursor that can be vitalized by connecting a mouse to the tablet.

If you have not experienced Windows 8 on a tablet before, you would realize through this application that this operating system is more responsive in a touch screen technology than on a conventional PC.

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