Windows 8 Consumer Preview released

Much awaited Windows 8 (Beta) Consumer Preview has been released yesterday (29th March 2012) at Barcelona, Spain, MWC (Mobile World Congress) event. Below video of 8 Min 13 Seconds length gives a quick glance of what is new in this release.

Useful links

Click here for Windows 8 Keynote video and demo videos on Microsoft Newsroom page. 

Note : Keynote video in the above link is of 90 Mins length

Windows 8 Home page here

A PDF product guide on Windows 8 from Microsoft is available here for download (~7MB)

Click here for Windows Experience Blog

Download latest Windows 8 ISO from here (~3.33 GB in Size for 64-bit) – Product key available on the download page below for ready reference needed during installation.

Windows 8 Beta Product Key: DNJXJ-7XBW8-2378T-X22TX-BKG7J

Follow this link here to create a bootable USB to install Windows 8

Note:-This is a beta release and not ready for production use. Many apps would work but few which are important and critical may fail. For me Cisco Anyconnect VPN failed to work 😦


Note: Cross posted from Experience – Inspire – Contribute.


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