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Can i install programs like k-lite codec pack to watch movies on it or there are other programs that can be installed on it?
    
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Can i install programs like k-lite codec pack to watch movies on it or there are other programs that can be installed on it?

As far as I'm aware, you can only install programs downloaded from the Windows Store on a Surface RT.

The Surface RT's hardware isn't x86 based, so it can't run regular Windows-based software that you'd put on a normal laptop or desktop.
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As far as I'm aware, you can only install programs downloaded from the Windows Store on a Surface RT.

The Surface RT's hardware isn't x86 based, so it can't run regular Windows-based software that you'd put on a normal laptop or desktop.


So what about surface pro?
    
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So what about surface pro?

Surface Pro is x86 based and behaves like a normal Win8 laptop in terms of software.
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So what about surface pro?

Yup, that is just normal x86 and runs everything
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