Good news to all Windows 8 lovers. As rumoured earlier, Microsoft has made available for download the Release Preview (Release Candidate) build of Windows 8 and both x86 and x64 ISO files are now available for download from Microsoft servers.
The Release Preview build includes a number of small changes to the UI, new Metro-style apps, and performance improvements. As with the case of Consumer Preview, one needs to have a computer with a minimum of 1GHz processor, 1GB (32-bit or 2 GB (64-bit) of RAM, 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) of free disk space to install and run Release Preview.
The build number of Windows 8 Release Preview is 8400 and was compiled on 18th May. According to Microsoft, direct upgrade from Consumer Preview to Release Preview is possible but you won’t be able to keep your installed applications and Windows settings. However, you can easily upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 by retaining programs, Windows settings and user accounts.
Product key for Windows 8: TK8TP-9JN6P-7X7WW-RFFTV-B7QPF
And users who want to remove Windows 8 Consumer Preview can follow our how to uninstall or remove Windows 8 guide.
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