Saturday, August 18, 2012

Windows 8 now available for trial

Windows 8, the latest version of Microsoft's famous and widely-used operating system, can now be downloaded for a 90-day evaluation.


The version for trial, the Windows 8 Enterprise, is intended for developers to make and test Windows 8 applications, as well as IT professionals. It is available in 32-bit and 64-bit version.

System requirements to be able to run Windows 8:
  • 1 GHZ processor or faster
  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit); 2GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 20 GB hard disk space
  • Microsoft Direct X 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
Also, there are additional requirements:
  • a monitor or tablet with multitouch support, to be able to use touch
  • an Internet connection to download Windows 8 apps
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution; to snap apps: 1366 x 768 resolution
Get it here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/fr-fr/evalcenter/jj554510.aspx

SOURCE: http://msdn.microsoft.com/fr-fr/evalcenter/jj554510.aspx