Free Windows 8 ISO images

Download free ISO images of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Here's how you can download free ISO images of Windows 8 Consumer Preview instead of using Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup. You can burn these images right to a DVD for easy installation of Windows 8 on your system.

1. Visit the Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO images page.

2. Note that you'll find 32-bit and 64-bit images on that page.

3. Languages include English, Chinese, German and Japanese.

4. There are also installation instructions at the bottom of the page.

Here's a list of system requirements that you'll need to meet to run Windows 8.

Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster

RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)

Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher

To use touch, you need a tablet or monitor that supports multitouch

To access Windows Store and to download and run apps, you need an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768

To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768

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