Windows 8.1 Preview Released Now By Microsoft officially a while back, declaring that this new version of operating system is going to be offered as free update to current users of the Windows 8 via Windows Store. We even delivered you the details of what is new in this new version, there is some new things to enjoy. Now it appears that Windows Maker is taking a different approach, as the Preview for Windows 8.1 is available to all users.
Windows 8.1 Preview Released
We previously announced that Windows 8.1 will be a free update for Windows 8 consumers later this year through the Windows Store – but today we are providing an opportunity for people to take a first-hand look at many of the new features and improvements with the Windows 8.1 Preview.
Windows 8.1 adds two new tile sizes: large (really big) and small (really small). Start screen customizations, apps, and files get synced across all your Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets. The Windows Store has been redesigned and several of the apps that come with Windows 8 have been updated for Windows 8.1 â plus thereâs some new ones.
Windows 8.1 System Requirements:
Just before to install Windows 8.1 Preview, be sure that your PC complies with the minimum installation requirements, which include a minimum of 1GHz of processing speed, 1GB RAM (for 32-bit) or 2GB (for 64-bit), graphics chipset needs to be DirectX 9 compatible, and you require a minimum of 20GB hard-drive free space. Moreover, you will need a activated version of Windows 8 presently running on your PC.
How to download & install Windows 8.1 Preview:
After the minimum requirements, go to Windows 8.1 preview page by visiting preview.windows.com to begin. The preview will certainly be available via Windows Store, but first you need to install a patch that is available on official Preview page of Windows 8.1 to take Windows Store offer for 8.1 preview update. After installing the patch, the system will restart, and on next log on you will be offer to update to new Windows 8.1 Preview.
Then onwards, it is just the clicking matter simply goto the Store and adhering to the on screen instructions. The setup application at this time will download the Windows 8.1 preview files from the Microsoft, so ensure that you’ve an internet connection, after this a compatibility check will be done to check that you can run the Windows 8.1 preview or not. After this, you’ll find a few more PC reboots, finally your PC will likely be running with Windows 8.1 preview version.
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