Microsoft has released release preview edition of Windows 8. This can be downloaded from the below location.
Product key: TK8TP-9JN6P-7X7WW-RFFTV-B7QPF
(Windows 8 consumer preview edition was available at the same link earlier.)
In the above link you can find iso files for both 32-bit and 64-bit editions.
The iso files size for English version:
32-bit : 2.5 GB
64-bit : 3.3 GB
You can use Microsoft download manager to download the above iso images.
In download manager, to download x86 version, enter the link //go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=251533.
To download x64 version, use the link //go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=251532
This is an evaluation copy and expires on 15th January 2013.
There are 3 ways how you can install Windows 8 on your computer.
- Replace your existing operating system and install Windows 8.
- Install Windows 8 on a different partition without disturbing your current Windows installation.
- Install Windows 8 on a virtual machine. If the host is running 64-bit Windows 7, you can run either 32-bit or 64-bit windows 8 virtual machine.