Thw windows 8 is the new OS from microsoft and it has already created waves in the technology market with its ‘quirky’ design , live plates(from its mobile OS) and has sparked of a revolution in the laptop pc market -introduction of tablet-cum-pc.
So in order to to install this version of windows follow the step-by-step guide
Step 1 – Place Windows 8 DVD in your dvd-rom drive and start your PC. Windows 8 will start to boot up.
Step 2 – The next screen allows you to setup your language, time and currency format, keyboard or input method. Choose your required settings and click next to continue.
Step 3 – The next screen asks you to install or repair Windows 8. Click install now.
Step 4 – The setup process starts.
Step 5 – Now, type your product key and click next.
Step 6 – Read the license terms and tick I accept license terms and click next.
Step 7 – Click on custom installation.
Step 8 – Choose where you would like to install Windows 8.
Step 9 – If you want to partition an existing drive then click new. Choose the size of the partition and click apply.
Step 10 – Click OK to create the partition.
Step 11 – Choose partition 2 (Primary Partition).Click next to continue.
Step 12 – Now,Windows starts to copy files to your hard drive and begins the installation.
Step 13 – When all the essential files are copied ,Windows 8 will automatically restart.
Step 14 – You will go through various progress bar and information messages as shown on the following images. Windows might restart automatically second time.
Step 15 – You are now presented with “Let’s go through a few basics” screen. It will automatically select personalize option.
Step 16 – Choose your PC name and personalize the color.
Step 17 – Here you can choose express settings or choose customize. I will choose customize to make further customization.
Step 18 – Choose Yes, turn on sharing and connect to devices.
Step 19 – Help protect and update your PC. Choose your preferred option and click next.
Step 20 – Send Microsoft info to help make Windows and apps better. Choose your preferred options or leave the default settings. Click next to continue.
Step 21 – Check online for solutions to problem. Choose your preferred options or leave the default settings. Click next to continue.
Step 22 – Sign in to your PC.
Step 23 – Sign up for a new email address (follow this step only if you dont have a microsoft account)
Step 24 – Click local account
Step 25 – Choose a local user name and password. Choose finish to continue.
Step 26 – Now,Windows starts to finalize your settings.
Congrats! You can now personalize the windows 8 according to your preferences .
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