How to install the trial version
Faster, better and prettier. Sometime next year, Microsoft released Windows 8, but already you can install a trial version – free of charge. We show how to do!
It happens about every two years. We PC users can then replace our old Windows on a brand new release.
2007, Windows Vista. 2009, Windows 7. And soon it’s time for Windows 8.
The big news is that Windows 8 works on multiple platforms. You are running in other words, the same operating system on both the computer and surf the plate. The new interface Metro is also designed to work equally well with ordinary screen with touch screen.
Also new is Windows Store, a store where you can buy and download apps, just as we have become accustomed to in our smartphones.
New versions tend to be more demanding on the computer than the old, but it does not apply to Windows 8 Windows 8 requires for instance, only half as much RAM as Windows 7, so you do not need to buy a new computer when it’s time to change.
Test for free
Exactly when Windows 8 is in the stores is not yet clear, but you can test it today. Microsoft has released a ‘Developer Preview.
This is a preliminary version released to developers to test their way. Both the person who develops software and the creator of the hardware used may have a chance to see how far Microsoft’s developers have come today.
But of course it is not just developers who can run Windows 8th The program is open on the internet and anyone can refuel it home at no cost, and we show you how to go about getting started.
Step by step:
How to install your trial version
First Sign up. In order to test run Windows 8, you must have a live address at Microsoft. If you miss this, you can easily register it on www.live.com. Click on the Register, select username and enter your details.
Second Download. Please visit the Microsoft Web site dev.windows.com. During Download the Windows 8 Developer Preview, click on the Get Started. Choose the version that best suits you, as a rule, Windows 8 Developer Preview English, 32-bit and click on Download, Save.
Third Burn a DVD. There you have downloaded the iso file that you use to create an installation DVD. Are you using Windows 7, just click on the file to start the DVD burning. Otherwise, you can install the program Cdburner XP (available at pcforalla.se / CDBurnerXP).
4th Select type … To do a clean installation of Windows 8 starts the computer with the DVD in. Do you, however keep your old operating system, start the computer and then stops the DVD: n. Now start the installation automatically, and you’ll get updates.
5th … and start the installation. Choose your language and accept the user conditions. You may also choose what your existing computer that you want to save. Click Next so the program checks that everything is working. Once the checks are finished, click on Install to complete the installation.
6th Set Windows. You may finally give the computer a name and connect it to the Internet. Then choose Customize to set the computer in detail and Use express settings to get started. Sign in with your Live address or register as a user.
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