If you’ve been following the news about Windows 8 lately, then you may be interested in its sleek Metro user interface and innovative desktop visuals. However, with Windows 8 still in its testing phase, you might not want to risk damaging your computer’s existing software by installing Windows 8 today.
Fortunately, you can have your cake and eat it too. By partitioning your hard drive and installing Windows 8 on that partition, you can setup something called a “dual boot” that allows you to choose which operating system to load every time you fire up your computer. This is a convenient – and risk free – way to try out all that the Windows 8 beta has to offer.
The installation process is fairly straightforward. If you’re good at following clear steps and looking at pictures, then Maximum PC has just uploaded an awesome guide on how to try out Windows 8 today.
Whether you’re a PC enthusiast looking to try out the latest and greatest operating system, or you just want to get a change from your old version of Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7, dual-booting into Windows 8 can be a fun way to customize your PC.
Try it today by reading the Maximum PC guide HERE.