* Windows Server 8 Overview webcast on Channel9

Getting Started with Windows 8

- Windows Key (Windows icon): switch to Home screen

- Home screen, then type some characters: search for Apps (and Settings and Files as well)

- Home screen: right click a Tile to see the Advanced button in the Taskbar

- Ctrl-Alt-Del: Restart or Shutdown

- Move the mouse past the lower left corner: Search (for Apps), Settings (Desktop) and Power shutdown or restart

Other links:

* Designing search for the Start screen article

* Search: integrating into the Windows 8 search experience webcast in Channel9

* Windows 8 to offer new Metro-based search feature article

* Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28970

* Windows 8 guide http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hh771457.aspx?ITPID=mscomsc

Windows 8 Consumer Preview English, 32-bit (x86)

Download URL: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso

Includes a disk image file (.iso) to install the Windows 8 Developer Preview and Metro style apps on a 32-bit PC.

How to install Windows 8 using USB media

Use Windows Disc Image Burner or follow this article http://blogs.technet.com/b/quenguyen/archive/2009/05/27/installing-windows-7-from-a-usb-stick.aspx