Before some days we posted about the release of Windows 8.1 aka Windows Blue that it will be released by October 26th 2013. Now it’s time for the Preview!
Just Now on 9:30am PDT, Microsoft has unveiled the Windows 8.1 Preview to the public at //build/ conference which held at San Francisco.
Windows 8.1 is an update for Windows 8, It comes with more features and fixes. Windows 8.1 comes with more customization options such as more tile sizes on Start Screen, touch screen gestures, animations, etc.
- Processor: 1 GHz or faster
- RAM: 1 GB for the 32-bit version or 2 GB for the 64-bit version
- Free hard disk space: 16 GB for the 32-bit version or 20 GB for the 64-bit version
- Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
The full version of Windows 8.1 will only be available from October 26th 2013, as it is scheduled to release on that day. Here is the link for downloading Windows 8.1 ISO file…
Download Windows 8.1 aka Windows Blue (ISO File)
(ISO file is now available…!)
WARNING! It’s not recommended for non-experienced users to try out this preview since it’s not easy to uninstall after trial… so only try if you know the methods for uninstallation. I’ll post an article as soon as the rtm releases for the guide for uninstallation…
There are two ways to install Windows 8.1 Preview: Through Windows Store or ISO file download. Currently, or for today there is no ISO file available, it would be available from tomorrow… Download the ISO and make a bootable DVD/USB to install it…
Use this Product Key for ISO install: NTTX3-RV7VB-T7X7F-WQYYY-9Y92F
METHOD 2: To install through Windows Store, you need to do the following:
- Firstly, you need to have Windows 8 installed on your PC
- Download the following update and install it:
Download Store Update
- Now Restart your PC, and got the Windows Store app
- You will be notified about the Download and click Download to install it…
Also there are downloads announced for Developers:
Downloads Windows 8.1 Product Guide for App Builders
Download Windows 8.1 Tools and SDK Tools
Expect a Review of Windows 8.1 here soon! Stay Tuned…