It’s Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It’s an all-new touch interface. It’s a new Windows for new devices. And it’s your chance to be one of the first to try it out.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 7:
- 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
Download: 64-bit (x64) – 3.3 GB Size
Download: 32-bit (x86) – 2.5 GB Size
Product Key: DNJXJ-7XBW8-2378T-X22TX-BKG7J
You can find additional details here in Microsoft – Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
Download: 64-bit (x64)
You can find more details here in Microsoft – Windows 8 Server Beta.