Windows 8 now available and on sale worldwide from today
Finally the awaited day has arrived which ended the hopes of all those who have been testing Windows 8 since the release of their previous releases, since it is already on sale from today worldwide Windows 8 final , the new system Microsoft launched operating in 109 languages, and in the company of Bill Gates has spent many months of work and millions of dollars in its development. As many of you know, the main novelty, at least apparently, is the new Modern UI interface (formerly known as Metro) is loved by some and hated by others and is specially designed for touch devices like tablets. Taking advantage of the official launch of Windows 8 , the Redmond giant to revolutionize the tablet market with the launch of its tablet Surface , including Windows 8 RT standard. From now on, also the computers that they release major manufacturers will come with Windows 8 pre installed.
What’s New in Windows 8
Windows 8 includes new remarkable as a great improvement in the consumption of RAM , and also has a great improvement in file copy manager , implement Windows 7 Mode , and also offers an enhanced service that will make the operating system needs fewer reboots after installing system updates .
A brief history of Windows 8 and previous versions
After the release of Windows 8 Developer Preview back in September last year, in late February this year we came with Windows 8 Consumer Preview version which reached over one million downloads worldwide in just one day . Later, in early June, surfaced Release Windows 8 Preview , and as early as last August can download Windows 8 RTM . From today, we have available for purchase Windows 8 final , which, as mentioned, will come pre-installed on new computers.
In addition, of course we can also, as I announced months ago , upgrading from Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 to Windows 8 with a special upgrade license, which also will be available from today.
Windows 8 has three versions to the public , two of which are for x86 and ARM processors.
Where I can download Windows 8 free?
If we TechNet or MSDN subscribers, can download Windows 8 free in an ISO image, either x86 or x64 version from the following links:
-> Download Windows 8 x64 (64-bit)
We can also download a trial version of Windows 8 , fully valid for 90 days from the following link:
-> Download Windows 8 (trial version)
However, while we can download these images for free, we need to have in our possession a license or key Windows 8 to work.
How to install Windows 8 on the PC, if I have another version of Windows installed?
First of all, if you already have Windows 8 in your hands but do not dare to install, we recommend you follow the steps of our comprehensive installation manual for Windows 8 , which you can see in detail and screenshots all process steps complete installation.
When installing Windows 8, the installation program we will create a boot loader that will allow us to choose the version of Windows to boot. For example, you can see in the link the steps for installing Windows 7 and Windows 8 in dual boot .