Welcome to Windows World.

Windows 8 Developer Preview Download Links:

Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)


Windows Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64)


Windows Developer Preview English, 32-bit (x86)


System Requirements

Windows Developer Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
  • Taking advantage of touch input requires a screen that supports multi-touch.

Windows 8 Workstation & Server Download Links:

Windows 8 “Workstation”

Windows Server 2012 RC

Windows Server 2012 RC Virtual Hard Disk (Pre-installed VHD)

Note: If you have the Developer preview installed you cannot upgrade. You have to do a clean installation.

For more information:


Windows Server 2012 Technet Documentation Link:

Windows Server 2012 Install, Deploy and Migrate Documentation

Technet Forums:

Ask your questions and get the expert answers.

1. Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC) General

2. Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC) Setup

3. Windows Server 2012 Beta Essentials General