How to install Windows 8 ?

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.

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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.

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Step 3 – The next screen asks you to install or repair Windows 8. Click install now.

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Step 4 – The setup process starts.

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Step 5 – Now, type your product key and click next.

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Step 6 – Read the license terms and tick I accept license terms and click next.

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Step 7 – Click on custom installation.

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Step 8 – Choose where you would like to install Windows 8.

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Step 9 – If you want to partition an existing drive then click new. Choose the size of the partition and click apply.

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Step 10 – Click OK to create the partition.

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Step 11 – Choose partition 2 (Primary Partition).Click next to continue.

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Step 12 – Now,Windows starts to copy files to your hard drive and begins the installation.

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Step 13 – When all the essential files are copied ,Windows 8 will automatically restart.

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Step 14 – You will go through various progress bar and information messages as shown on the following images. Windows might restart automatically second time.

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Step 15 – You are now presented with “Let’s go through a few basics” screen. It will automatically select personalize option.

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Step 16 – Choose your PC name and personalize the color.

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Step 17 – Here you can choose express settings or choose customize. I will choose customize to make further customization.

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Step 18 – Choose Yes, turn on sharing and connect to devices.

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Step 19 – Help protect and update your PC. Choose your preferred option and click next.

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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.

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Step 21 – Check online for solutions to problem. Choose your preferred options or leave the default settings. Click next to continue.

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Step 22 – Sign in to your PC.

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Step 23 – Sign up for a new email address (follow this step only if you dont have a microsoft account)

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Step 24 – Click local account

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Step 25 – Choose a local user name and password. Choose finish to continue.

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Step 26 – Now,Windows starts to finalize your settings.

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 Congrats! You can now personalize the windows 8 according to your preferences .

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DESKTOP FACE OFF !

The last decade saw an unprecedented rise of sales in the already well established computer industry with the companies like HP etc bringing out new, better (read All-in-one) Desktops s to the market.

However all of us understand that there is no dearth for computer’s around the market and hence you’ll need to streamline your search for your ‘perfect’ Desktop.

We at Technorrati will help in your quest ……

  1. Acer Revo RL-100 UR20P : Acer Revo RL100-UR20P
    • PROS Compact chassis. Wireless trackpad/keyboard combo. Decently sized 750GB hard drive. Blu-ray player. Can play 1080p online videos.
    • CONS Low benchmark numbers. External power brick. Excessive bloatware.
    • VERDICT For such a slim PC the Acer Revo RL100-UR20P is able to squeeze a Blu-ray player, a wireless trackpad/keyboard remote, and a slew of other features for an inexpensive, sub-$600 price. Amazing !
  2. Dell Vostro 470 : Dell Vostro 470
    • PROS Up-to-date hardware. Strong performance across applications.Expandable.
    • CONS Default warranty covers only one year.
    • VERDICT The Dell Vostro 470 delivers fine performance and a robust-enough feature set to be your go-to sub-$1,000 business PC of choice.
  3. Lenovo Thinkcentre Edge 31 : Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 71
    • PROS Nice Price. Decent performance. Good interior room. Serial and Parallel port. Multi monitor support.
    • CONS Only 180W PSU. Only 30-day Norton Internet Security subscription. No next gen ports like HDMI, DisplayPort, eSATA, or USB 3.0. No TPM.
    • VERDICT At just over $500, the Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 71 gives you enough power to get your non-demanding business users a PC of their own.

Hope you found this review useful