Windows 8 is available today! The most curious and impatient can now download a preview version , which was originally scheduled for developers. However, nothing prevents you to access and install it at home to take a look and start to enjoy the new features of Windows 8 .
To download the 32-bit version of Softonic, it is on this page as it happens. Microsoft provides a special page where a version is available 32-bit, version 64-bit and a version with developer tools. There's something for everyone.
Warning: this version is still unstable . Therefore, we do not recommend installing it as a primary operating system on your computer. Instead, install it on a virtual machine like Virtual Box . We explain how to do step by step in this post . Also keep in mind that this is only a demo version and it will come to end November 3, 2011 .
What to expect from this Preview version of Windows 8?
Already know that this version does not require Preview activation. It is immediately usable and that's good news. You only need a computer with a 1.0 GHz processor, 1 GB and 16 GB of free space on the hard disk .
Windows Developer Preview 8 includes an SDK and all the tools necessary for developers to adapt their applications to the new OS. The misadventures of Vista are permanently forgotten because the applications that ran on Windows 7 will be compatible without any problems on this version of Windows 8. Also at the program, they xi are connected together and exchange data easily. A virus is directly integrated into the system .
Have you installed the preview version of Windows 8 home? What did you think? What are the positives that you get out? The negatives? We appreciate your feedback and comments of this post are there for you:)
Download Windows 8 Developer Preview (64-bit) with Developer Tools
Download Windows 8 Developer Preview (64-bit) without the developer tools
Download Windows 8 Developer Preview (32-bit)