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Windows 8 Release Preview  

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Windows 8 Release Preview
Windows 8 Release Preview - Download & Install

Windows 8 Release Preview has been released to the public, so that we can evaluate the new features and send feedback, while developers worldwide can prepare for launching Windows 8 compatible software.

Here's some new or enhanced features as mentioned on the Microsoft website:

- Enhanced Mail, Photos, and People apps.
- Increased Start personalization.
- New Bing-powered apps, including ones for travel, news, and sports.
- Enhanced multiple-monitor support.
- Enhanced Windows Store navigation.
- New family safety and security functionality.
- Enhanced touch support for Internet Explorer 10.

Windows 8 Release preview can be downloaded here . Before installation Windows 8 will check for available system resources. Minimum requirements: 1GHz or greater CPU, 1GB (32-bit version), or 2GB (64-bit version) of RAM, at least 16GB (32-bit) or 20GB (64-bit) of available hard drive space, and a graphics card that supports DirectX 9 with a WDDM driver.

Since Windows 8 Release Preview is a prerelease, it's recommended to install it on a testing machine and expect system crashes or other bugs. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information provided here. Some product features and functionality may require additional hardware or software.


 

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