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From where can you download the preview version of Windows 8.1

Would you like to try out the latest Windows 8.1 in real-time? Microsoft has released a preview version of the operating system so that users can download and install it and provide feedback.

Windows 8.1

Before you download Windows 8.1 a note of caution: remember that it is not the final software so it might be full of bugs and discrepancies. So don’t install it for serious work and definitely take backup if you’re going to use your main computer or laptop to try out the latest Windows version.

You may also check out the Preview FAQ section on the Microsoft website to make sure that your hardware is compatible with the latest version.

Installing Windows 8.1 Preview will be like installing a complete system because there is no going back. If you want to go back to the previous version of Windows you will require a complete restore of your system.

There are two ways you can download Windows 8.1 preview version. Here is the direct link from where you can download the ISO file. Once you have downloaded the file, double-tap or double-click the file and once it opens up, double-tap or double-click setup.exe. After this the usual stuff follows that you have to do when installing an operating system.

The second method is downloading it through the Windows Store. This way you don’t have to download the ISO file and you can straightaway upgrade your existing version of Windows.