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Microsoft Windows 8 Developer Preview
More recently, Microsoft has released the eighth operating system, Microsoft Windows 8. Today is only available Developer Preview version. This means that version for developers. Many might think that this beta version, but unfortunately the operating system has not yet reached the stage of beta testing. Microsoft
Windows 8 Developer Preview is available for free and download it from
official site of Microsoft,
You can download one of the available versions below.
Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)
File as a disk image (. Iso), English language operating system.
Windows SDK for application of style Metro
Microsoft Visual Studio Express for 11 Windows Developer Preview
Microsoft Expression Blend 5 Developer Preview
28 Application of style Metro
Windows Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64)
File as a disk image (. Iso). It's just a 64-bit Windows operating system 8 without additional applications, and in English
Windows Developer Preview English, 32-bit (x86)
File as a disk image (. Iso). It's just a 32-bit Windows operating system 8 without additional applications, and in English.
Operating system Windows 8 will not require more than its previous version, windiows 7. And Windows 8 can be optimized to work on weak equipment, turning off the effects of visualization of the desktop. For ponotsennoy work you will need:
Processor with 1 GHz 32-bit (64 bit operating system required 64-bit processor)
For 32-bit operating system you need 1 GB of RAM, 64 bit 2 GB of RAM
The hard disk will need 16 GB of space for 32 bit axes for 64 bit would require 20 GB
Graphics device must be to support WDDM 1.0 and DirectX 9
For the sensory input required touch screen technology, multi-
To run applications require Metro-style screen with minimum resolution of 1024 X 768
Quick Start Technology
Most users think that the download speed depends on the power of personal computer components, but the reality is not so! As it turns out even the most high-mashbnah to run Windows 7 took 25-30 seconds.
For a more rapid recovery for Microsoft came up with hibernation or sleep, polls showed that 57% of users prefer to turn off your computer completely. On this main goal was to make Microsoft operating system run faster.
In Windows 8 has been resolved. Microsoft decided to translate the core session in hibernation, but all the user's session will be closed at shutdown. It turns out that after the first start of the operating system will run fast.
But that's good or what part of the operating system will not be turned off when not, or is it bad? It is now impossible to say ...
Windows 8 supports Unfied Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
Recently, the company's blog there was a record that safe boot Windows 8 supports UEFI.
From the words of the company, all wishing to use the "older systems", the company has provided a safe option to disable the boot. In the Microsoft blog did not mention what it meant by "old OS" - only their older Windows or Linux and also.
And, most interestingly quite recently, Microsoft assured everyone that they consider Linux an equal development and the ability to compete. Microsoft said they would not want competition, they want cooperation.
And so, Microsoft noted that:
UEFI allows a program to implement a security policy
Safe boot is a protocol UEFI, but not the ability of Windows 8
Secure download UEFI is part of a secure architecture boot Windows 8
Windows 8 uses a safe load for the belief that environment before running safely
Safe boot does not lock the boot loader, but it is a policy which allows the program to check the authenticity of the components
OEM-manufacturers can customize their firmware on their platforms, including in terms of safe loading
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