Some administrators simply don't feel comfortable with the Core version of Windows Server 2012 since to manage the server administrators can only use the command line. In Windows Server 2012 we can now switch between Core and Full Server installations.
We can use the Run As feature as a secondary login in order to run applications as a different user while logged in as a certain user.
Windows 8.1 provides new ways of switching between apps and a new feature of app snapping. Those features are created for native Windows 8.1 apps (sometimes called metro apps).
We can use Credential Manager to save our credentials so we don't have to enter them every time we access particular resource. We will use it in Workgroup environment, which means that our computers are not on a Windows domain. Let's see how that works.
Desktop environment is usually used by older applications not suitable for the new Windows user interface available in Windows 8.1. Let's see how to get to Desktop in Windows 8.