Microsoft Windows 8 will be the operating system that binds it all, it is the only operating system that runs on tablet, Smartphone and desktop, making everyday office software works on all devices. Windows 8 preview edition is now available for download; it comes with a temporary product key. If someone passed you a copy of Windows 8 without a serial number of product key, Microsoft have it on their official website.
The universal product key for Microsoft Windows 8 Preview edition (beta) is NF32V-Q9P3W-7DR7Y-JGWRW-JFCK8. If that doesn’t work, you might want to try the following keys for both 64-bit (x64) and 32-bit (x86).
Download Windows 8 and product key from the official Microsoft site, Beta Product Key is TK8TP-9JN6P-7X7WW-RFFTV-B7QPF (Will expire when Windows 8 is released)
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If Windows 8 is available on any tablet, I might consider ditching my iPad for a Windows powered tablet. Imagine running office, Adobe Photoshop and many other software on a tablet. It is like having a portable computer on the go. Let us hope that Microsoft found a way to reduce the power consumption on a tablet for Windows. Since Windows 8 runs on ARM processor, it is possible that Windows 8 will be available in most tablets powered by Android.
Should You Upgrade to Microsoft Windows 8.1?
Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows XP, this means all future security holes discovered in Windows XP will not be patched. If your company is using Windows XP, it is time to upgrade.