Feb 29, 2012

Microsoft has released the consumer preview of windows 8 in Barcelona. Microsoft pins its hopes on windows 8 operating system to challenge the rapidly growing iOS and Android market. So, will it be able to succeed in its attempt? Windows 8 is being seen by many analysts as the "overhaul" of the windows OS. Supporting the statement, Microsoft has put its money on the new OS. It redesigned everything right from the logo to the start screen.
The new metro style screen is intrigue. Microsoft claims that it has designed the new OS keeping in mind the touch as well as desktop interface( though many functional feature look more attractive on touch screen) Will the new OS help Microsoft to prevent landslide loss in OS market share started by iOS and Android?

Mean while you can give the new OS a try. Download the consumer preview from here.

System Requirements:

  • 1 GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
  • 1024 x 768 minimum screen resolution

Note: You cannot uninstall the preview and revert back to your regular os. For that you need to have the installation media of your regular OS. We strongly recommend you to go through the FAQ for better understanding about installing/uninstalling the preview.

..Do let us know what do you feel about the new OS!