Posts Tagged ‘Windows 8 Consumer Preview’

On Wednesday, Microsoft officially released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (which is essentially a fancy term for ‘public beta’). If you’re eager to dabble around with the build in a virtual machine – perhaps due to the lack of a non-production machine, a spare partition, the fear of using it in a production environment, or, well, if you just want to install it in a virtual machine – then you’re in luck.

Continue reading... »

Whether you’re eager to get the freshly released Windows 8 Consumer Preview installed but don’t have DVDs at hand, or if you’d prefer to not use such an outdated method of installation, we’d recommend that you install by creating a bootable USB stick with the ISO. When the Windows 8 Developer Preview was released, we wrote an extensive guide covering just how to do this by using the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. So, to go about preparing the bootable USB step, follow the steps in the guide with the Consumer Preview ISO of your choice.

Continue reading... »

Today is the big day for those of you who have been anticipating some fresh new Windows 8 bits to toy with: Following an official debut right next door to the Mobile World Congress – not specifically at it, it’s a little side event at the Hotel Miramar in Barcelona – Microsoft has just officially released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Continue reading... »

Subscribe To Redmond Pie

Subscribe to RSS Feed Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google+ Follow us on YouTube

Popular Stories