Thursday, March 01, 2012

Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Microsoft recently announced the development of their next version of Windows called Windows 8. A Developer preview was made available to download for developers a while back but recently at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Consumer preview which as you guessed is
for consumers like you and me.


I'll post direct download links here but if you still want you can head on over to the download page.

English
64 bit ( x64) Download (3.3gb)
32 bit ( x86) Download (2.5gb)

Chinese (Simplified)
64 bit ( x64) Download (3.4gb)
32 bit ( x86) Download (2.6gb)

French
64 bit ( x64) Download (3.3gb)
32 bit ( x86) Download (2.5gb)

German
64 bit ( x64) Download (3.3gb)
32 bit ( x86) Download (2.5gb)

Japanese
64 bit ( x64) Download (3.3gb)
32 bit ( x86) Download (2.5gb)

System Requirements are:

Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster

RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)

Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher

To use touch, you need a tablet or monitor that supports multitouch

To access Windows Store and to download and run apps, you need an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768

To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768

How to Install
To install it, you can burn it to a disc using Windows Disc Image burner that comes with windows or you can transfer it to a flash drive using the Windows USB/DVD download tool.

Questions/Problems?
Post them in the comment section below and i'll be more than happy to help