Prepare Now for the Next User Experience
With the Windows 8 Consumer Preview in the field, it's time to reimagine how your organization takes advantage of the new world of mobility, connectivity, data security and management.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a major milestone that serves as a wake-up call for those organizations still running on Windows XP.
Download a stand-alone version for x86 or x64 systems to explore the new features and the new touch-optimized interface.
Access top resources for IT pros, including product guides, FAQs, forums and blogs.
Find out what's new in Windows 8 and get an overview of key features for IT professionals.
Find technical overviews, answers to common questions, and information about new and updated Group Policy settings.
First Things First
If your organizaton is still on Windows XP, the best way to prepare for Windows 8 is to move to Windows 7.
Related Technet Features
If your last desktop OS deployment was circa Windows XP, we have some good news. Gone are the days of manual building, configuration and migration processes. New sets of tools are available to facilitate a deployment tailored specifically for your environment.
Learn how to quickly take advantage of the value, performance and features of Windows to make it the best it can be for your users.