Friday, March 2, 2012

How to Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview

How to Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview
Developer Preview of Windows 8 was launched earlier which has some bugs and it was not recommended for the people to get hands on it. Microsoft has launched the Beta version or Consumer Preview for people, that has almost all the features of the final product.Remember even this version may have few bugs.
You can download Consumer Preview version for windows 8 from Microsoft’s official website. It is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit OS. Installation process of Windows 8 is just same as that of Windows 7.

System Requirements for Windows 8 Consumer Preview

  • 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

New Features Added in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Microsoft has added a variety of new features in Windows 8.


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