Free Download Windows 8 to Try

Microsoft provides a windows 8 free version dedicated to IT professionals. System administrator and/or application developer, you certainly want to check that your software is compatible with the latest Windows.

Available in 32 and 64 bits, in different languages ​​including French, the download will be in the form of a iso file. This free of course has a limit: 90 days to evaluate Windows 8 Enterprise, the Pro version completely similar to the classic Home version.

Needless to say, this version of Windows 8 is legal and authorized by Microsoft since it is the company that makes it available.

Download the free version of Windows 8

1. With Internet Explorer (recommended), go to the “ Windows 8 developer review » .

2. At the bottom of the page, choose the 32 or 64 bit version (more information).

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3. Log in with a LiveIDi.e. a Hotmail, Live or Outlook account.

4. Indicate if you are a “ computer professional ” or one ” developer ” : never mind.

5. Fill in the requested information and put whatever you want in the company size and other questions that are mandatory. Remember to specify French to the question “Choose the language of the product to download”. Then click on Continue at the very bottom of the screen.

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6. The download will start, it is possible that the web page asks for the installation of an ActiveX to authorize the “Download Manager” of Microsoft.

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7. Choose where record your ISO file. Given the extended name of the file, it can be renamed.

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8. The download starts automatically with a Microsoft “Download Manager”.

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After that ?

Once the evaluation version of Windows 8 has been downloaded, it is possible to: