It's Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows for new devices. And it's your chance to be one of the first to try it out.

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/consumer-preview

  • Swipe, slide, and zoom

Touch a full-powered PC. It's fast and it's fluid. Take natural, direct, hands-on control.

  • Apps, front and center

Apps in Windows 8 work together to get things done faster. Get them from the Windows Store.

  • Your Windows, everywhere

Windows 8 can connect you to your files, photos, people, and settings, wherever you sign in.

  • Wall-to wall web

Internet Explorer 10 Consumer Preview brings you immersive web browsing on screens big and small.

  • The familiar, made better

Still devoted to your mouse and keyboard? Windows 8 makes the tried-and-true feel brand new.

  • The Windows Experience Blog

Read this Windows Experience Blog entry for some tips on getting started with Windows 8 Consumer Preview.