Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system. It is very different from Windows 7. In addition to the normal desktop it has got an outstanding user interface with the tiles of apps pinned to the start screen. It has got many more exciting features like picture password , Switch apps, built in apps, Windows store, improved search function, multi tasking etc.
Want to experience this amazing operating system to install Windows 8? Follow the instructions given below to install Windows 8. For this you just need Windows 8 DVD or a flash drive with its installation files.
Steps To Install Windows 8
Place the Windows 8 DVD into the DVD ROM drive or flash drive with the installation files into the USB port and turn on your system. Now you can see the screen with the blue Windows symbol.
Now the system asks you to select your language, Time and currency Format and Keyboard or input methods. Fill it with the appropriate one and click ‘Next’ to continue.
Now it shows a screen with two options. One is to ‘install’ and the other one is ‘repair your computer’. As we are in the installation process click on “Install now”.
After clicking on “install now” it starts the Setup process and in next step it asks you to enter the product key. From here two phases of installation starts .They are
- Collecting information and
- Installing Windows
Now you can see the license agreement. Read it and check the box “I accept the license terms” and then click on “Next” to continue.
Here we can see two types of installations. Choose “custom” as we want to install Windows only
Now you can see the partitions and the space in each partition. Select each of the partition and click on “delete”.
Now you are left with the single partition which contains a total available space. Click on “Next” to continue.
The actual process of installation starts from here. You can see it in the below image that the process entered phase 2 i.e. installing Windows. It may take a few minutes to complete the process.
After installation has done, click on restart to restart your system .It shows that the device is getting ready and restarts again.
With this you are done with the installation. Now you have to personalize, do necessary settings and sign in to use and experience amazing Windows 8.