Microsoft Surface Pro has an Intel Core i5 ship and comes with Windows 8 Pro OS. Unlike Surface Rt, the pro tablet allows you to run apps designed for older OS Windows XP/7 or the older program has no updates anymore, such as Photoshop, games and iTunes.
How to run older programs/software on Surface Pro Windows 8
* Right-click on the program’s icon and choose “Properties” from the menu.
* In the Properties dialog box, go to Compatibility tab, check “Run this program in compatibility mode for” and select the Windows version what you need from the list. Click Ok button to apply it and go to see if it could run without problems.
* If you are not sure what version of Windows OS for the program, clcick on “Run Compatibility Troubleshooter” button and then make the changes.