What's the best way to install Windows 8?

nrichmond

Run it in a virtual machine, dual boot with Windows 7, or do a full install?

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jimlynch
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I'd do the virtual machine thing first, or stick it on an old computer you don't use much. You can then test it to see if it meets your needs. The Windows 8 interface is radically different, so it may not be your cup of tea. There's no point in putting it on a machine you really need until you know if you'll like it or not.

Many people I've talked to will be sticking with Windows 7 or will be moving to a Mac. So that should tell you a lot about Windows 8.

carambotk
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try firs it in a virtual machine. than if you like it do a full install

I instantly switched to windows 8 and happy about it

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