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Windows 8 Release Preview – Download released

There Microsoft released to the public Windows 8 Release Preview, one day earlier than rumors circulating in the past few days.Windows 8 Release Preview, for those who usually follow the application release process, in practice the Release Candidate (RC), ie the previous version to what will be the final version, that is, in this case, to Windows 8 final version.Windows-8-LogoFrom the rumors circulating on the net it seemed that at least with Windows 8 Release Preview it was possible to use the Italian languagehowever, Windows 8 Release Preview in Italian not present in the list of available ISOs, it is necessary to see if it is possible to download the language pack in Italian later. Apart from this, Windows 8 Consumer Preview presents itself with significant improvements compared to the previous version.

If until now you were hesitant about trying the new operating system, perhaps the time has come to try it, especially given that the release of the final version is getting closer (it should be in October 2012).

can download and install Windows 8 Release Preview through theinstaller:

By running it, the compatibility of applications and devices is first checked, then you will be given the registration key to use to install Windows 8, Windows 8 will be downloaded in the selected language and then the installation process will begin.

I personally suggest you run Windows8-ReleasePreview-UpgradeAssistant to check the compatibility of the programs and devices installed on your computer and then interrupt the process and proceed with the installation of Windows 8 through the use of the ISO image file.

Here is the link to download i ISO file of Windows 8 Release Preview:

  • Windows 8 Release Preview Download (English) 64-bit (x64) version – 3.3 GB
  • Windows 8 Release Preview Download (English) 32-bit version (x86) – 2.5 GB

The product key to be used during installation: TK8TP-9JN6P-7X7WW-RFFTV-B7QPF.

ISO files for Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish are available on the official Windows 8 download page .

For install Windows 8 from usb pendrive o DVD can use USB / DVD download tool which provided free by Microsoft.

It is possible to update to Windows 8 Release Preview from Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows Developer Preview, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, however, based on the operating system for which you are updating, some data (files, programs, settings ) are not retained, listed below the data that can be kept based on the operating system from which the update is made:

Windows 8 Consumer Preview

  • Nothing (files are saved in the Windows.old folder)

Windows Developer Preview

  • Nothing (files are saved in the Windows.old folder)

Windows 7

  • Programs, Windows Settings, Accounts and User Files

Windows Vista

  • Windows settings, Accounts and user files

Windows XP