Windows eight developer preview version is up and running. Have you tried it out yet? Read this before you do so. It will help you.
Windows 8 developer preview version just released. You can download via a direct download from Microsoft. In order to fully experience this version of Windows, you also need to get your apps ready for this, since it is an all new touch interface and made for new devices. It is super easy to try out – it does not matter whether you are trying it for the first time, or moving from Windows 8 last version preview.
Also, since it is a developer preview version different from last consumer preview, you should be aware that some features in this version that not 100% tested by Microsoft. However, with the aid of the tools in the preview version, you can try out these features in the Windows 8 Operation System.
For most of you out there before downloading Windows 8, you might want to take several minutes to read some basic information explaining what is Windows 8? You can easily find related links online using Microsoft searching engine: www.bing.com, it will redirect you to the Windows 8 preview website. You can click some of featuring links on that website and have a general idea about its basic elements. After these, I guess you will feel more comfortable about the next installation.
The new version Operating System needs at least 16GB free disc space to be able to install correctly, and minimum 1GB of RAM to run. After you have downloaded the installing package to your external hard drive, do not try to burn it on one DVD with a 4.3GB since this package is a bit bigger than one DVD capacity. Just keep it in your external hard drive or a big flash drive for next installation. Wait, again, like Windows Vista and Windows 7, there are two versions available, 32-bit, and 64-bit. Choose the correct one that fits your own PC.
After downloading, you want to install in a different partition from your main Operation system partition. Remember the 16GB requirement; you need to create a new partition that can fully accommodate this new system. To install Windows 8, you will want to run a dual boot system. Then you can run it along side of your current operating system.
After the complete installation, you need to reboot your computer. What you have to do is to choose which OS you would like to start with. Choose Windows 8 and now you can start experiencing the next generation OS on your PC.
Last thing you should keep in mind is to computer wisely. You do not want to crash your system or loss files while trying something new. Read until you are more comfortable to proceed next step.