Consumer Preview

How-To : Create your own bootable Windows 8 USB Disk

There are several methods in which way you can install Windows 8:
  • Install Windows 8 from a DVD to your hard disk / SSD
  • Install Windows 8 from an USB-stick to your hard disk / SSD
  • Or you can both sources to install Windows 8 inside of an VHD image

The above three methods were also available with Windows 7. With the arrival of the first Windows 8 version, you can also install Windows 8 on an USB-stick (or USB-disk). You can create your own portable Windows 8 installation, which you can use to run Windows 8 on the Go. In this blog post I’ll walk you through the installation procedure.

There are several methods in which way you can install Windows 8:
  • Install Windows 8 from a DVD to your hard disk / SSD
  • Install Windows 8 from an USB-stick to your hard disk / SSD
  • Or you can both sources to install Windows 8 inside of an VHD image

The above three methods were also available with Windows 7. With the arrival of the first Windows 8 version, you can also install Windows 8 on an USB-stick (or USB-disk). You can create your own portable Windows 8 installation, which you can use to run Windows 8 on the Go. In this blog post I’ll walk you through the installation procedure.

In Pictures : Upgrade Windows 8 DP to Windows 8 Consumer Preview

On one of my machines I was still using the

Developer Preview version of Windows 8.� Today it was time to upgrade the machine to the Consumer Preview. That job was really easy using the USB-stick I already created for installing my business laptop. Check out the pictures I took of the procedure…

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On one of my machines I was still using the

Developer Preview version of Windows 8.� Today it was time to upgrade the machine to the Consumer Preview. That job was really easy using the USB-stick I already created for installing my business laptop. Check out the pictures I took of the procedure…

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In Pictures : Windows 8 Consumer Preview Configuration

When your fresh Windows 8 installation boots for the first time, just after the

initial installation process, the configuration-part can take place…

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When your fresh Windows 8 installation boots for the first time, just after the

initial installation process, the configuration-part can take place…

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I clicked the Customize button…

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Too bad I had some issues connecting my virtual machine to the internet at this point…so I had to create a local account

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And the configuration-part is done…

In Pictures : Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup

The first thing you probably did when you

downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is install the bits. If you’re unable to do so…just check out my In Pictures blog where you can see how many clicks are needed before you have it up and running…

The first thing you probably did when you

downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is install the bits. If you’re unable to do so…just check out my In Pictures blog where you can see how many clicks are needed before you have it up and running…

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Enter ‘NF32V-Q9P3W-7DR7Y-JGWRW-JFCK8’ in the Product key field.

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After some final checks Windows 8 will reboot your machine. Windows is installed…

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available for download!Windows 8 Consumer Preview is beschikbaar!

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available for download. Check out this link for alternative languages, or click the links below for the English version. Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview x86 English (32-bit) Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64 English (64-bit) Product key : NF32V-Q9P3W-7DR7Y-JGWRW-JFCK8 Windows 8 Consumer Preview is beschikbaar! Gebruik deze link voor een andere taal, of klik gewoon een van de links hieronder aan voor de Engelstalige ISO.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide AvailableWindows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide Beschikbaar

They are waking up in Redmond (or should I say Barcelona?). Microsoft has placed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business online. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business provides a detailed look at the many new and improved features in Windows 8. The guide is designed as an accurate source of information that can help businesses understand how Windows 8 enables users to be ready and productive practically anywhere, allows for a personalized user experience, and provides IT with more secure, easy-to-manage intelligent infrastructure.

Counting down to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview ReleaseAftellen naar de release van de Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Today Microsoft has revealed that the Windows 8 Consumer Preview will be available somewhere on February 29th. The bits will probably become available around or soon after their event at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) which will be held in Barcelona from February 27th till March 1st. In the right sidebar I placed a countdown timer, so you can see exactly how much longer you have to wait… Vandaag heeft Microsoft bekend gemaakt dat de Windows 8 Consumer Preview ergens op 29 februari aanstaande te downloaden zal zijn.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview gets a special Bing HomepageWindows 8 Consumer Preview krijgt een speciale Bing Homepage

Microsoft is teasing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview release with the coming of a special animated Bing homepage. It’s in HTML5 and is showing a swimming fish in a fish tank with mouse over highlighting features of what to expect in the upcoming Consumer Preview of Windows 8. Since February is 29 days this year….we have to wait a little bit more then three weeks at the most before we can install the latest Microsoft’s latest client OS.