Intro: How to Get and Install Windows 8
NOTE: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE DONE TO YOUR COMPUTER. :P
Well, you probably heard about the new Windows 8 that Microsoft is creating. If not, check out this Wikipedia article here .
This instructable will show you how to install Windows 8 via a usb drive.
Step 1: A Little Info...
Again, I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE DONE TO YOUR COMPUTER.
And beware, this is a pre-beta version of Windows 8. It is unstable and unreliable.
Step 2: What You Need
- A 4GB USB flash drive
- Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool Download it here .
- Windows 8 OS (will show you how to get it in the next step)
- Computer with:
1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Step 3: Downloading It (Legally)
Now, this is probably the longest step in this instructable.
If you have a 32 bit computer, click this one:
If you have a 64 bit computer, click on this one:
Now sit back and eat a couple of donuts, read a book, or something. :P
Step 4: Copy to USB
The USB tool is pretty self explanatory. Just follow the steps through it.
Note: I didn't take these pictures.
Step 5: Install!
Now what you have been waiting for...
Insert your flash drive!
Ok, now I don't know what computer you use, but for my netbook you push F11 to bring up the boot menu. Then select your USB drive.
When it finishes loading files it will present the installer. Just follow it and your good!
Sorry I don't have any pictures while I was installing it. :(
Step 6: Hooray! Its Done!
Now that you have completed your perilous journey of installing Windows 8, enjoy it! (It still has a few bugs though)