How to install Windows 8 Developer Build and a Visual Tour
First you will need to download the Windows 8 Developer Build which is around 5GB or so.
You might be tempted to try and install it in Virtual PC in Windows 7. Don’t. It won’t work and will tell you that you don’t have a 64bit processor even if you have one. Accept the license.
Tell it to use as much disk space as you would like.
Sit back and enjoy a hands free install!
This is the first screen you will see. Believe it or not this is also what the new start menu looks like.
If you are on the desktop and no program are open this is how the Start Menu works
The new Explorer view.
This is the new Metro version of Internet explorer.
Desktop Version of Internet Explorer.
New Control Panel. Do I dare say it looks beautiful!?!?
New Task Manager with no Details
Task manager with details.
Locked screen. You need to swipe up with your finger or with your mouse. Once done this will take you to the Login screen you’ve seen earlier.