Here's some good news for Windows 8.0, if you use Internet Explorer, you may be able to get Internet Explorer 11 since Microsoft is finally making it available for Windows Server 2012 (R1 version): So, even though it is for Windows Server 2012 NT 6.2 based OS, it shouldn't be too much to work around and make it work on Windows 8.0 Just thought that would be helpful if using Internet Explorer.