Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview Free

by on March 10th, 2012

Full windows 8 consumer preview is available for free to download and install in web based and ISO formats. Before you decide to install windows 8, see windows photo and video gallery, read system requirements and new features of windows 8 and run a system and apps compatibility test for windows 8 [links at end of post]. These information and tests will enable you to decide that your system is ready for windows 8 or not and the right download for you.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup will first check to see if your PC can run Windows 8 Consumer Preview and select the right download. Setup also features a compatibility report and upgrade assistance. Windows 8 Consumer Preview is prerelease software that may not be stable. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to this release right now. You can wait for the final release of windows 8 or test it right now at your PC. Download windows 8 from links given below.

Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview

ISO Format

64-bit (x64) 3.3 GB – English
32-bit (x86) 2.5 GB – English

Product Key: DNJXJ-7XBW8-2378T-X22TX-BKG7J

Web-based Installer

Download windows 8 (4.9 MB)

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Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview
Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO images

How to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview from an ISO image

Convert downloaded ISO file to a DVD. Use ‘Windows Disc Image Burner’ in Windows 7 to do that. Insert the DVD and boot from DVD rom to initiate windows 8 setup. On Windows XP or Windows Vista, any DVD burning software is required to convert an ISO file into installable media. One option is the USB/DVD download tool provided by the Microsoft Store. You can also download Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup, which includes tools that allow you to create a DVD or USB flash drive from an ISO file (Windows Vista or Windows 7 required).

Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

To downgrade from windows 8 to windows 7, you’ll need to reinstall windows 7 from the recovery or installation media that came with your PC (typically a DVD media).

Windows 8 Resources

Windows 8 Photo Gallery
Windows 8 Video Gallery
Windows 8 Features and Requirements
Windows 8 upgrade Advisor (System compatibility test)


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  1. Latrell J. says:

    Just get the free download from the microsoft site