If you meet the installationrequirements of Windows 8, then wecan begin to install or upgrade theoperating system. To do this, wewill introduce the Windows 8 disc onDVD or USB drive and, ifnecessary, we will change the BIOSboot order of devices in order toinstall Windows 8 from USB flashdrive or DVD.
After starting the installation program, we getthe following window:
Click on "Next", then another window will appear whereyou can begin the installation of Windows 8:
We click on the "Install Now" and then we setup a passwordsocilitará Windows 8.
In the next window, it will show the license terms. If we agree withthem, accept them and click on "Next":
Setup now given a choice if we want to upgrade to Windows 8 from aprevious version of Windows already installed previously on the system, orif you want to perform a new installation of Windows 8. In our case, weinstalled from scratch in an empty partition (no data available), so wechoose the option "Custom":
At this point, the installation program will ask what hard driveor disk partition you want to install Windows 8.If we have already previously created a partition or if we havea free space partition and do not want to partition (you cancreate partitions from Windows 8 post), then select the disk orpartition where you installed Windows 8, click on "Next" andproceed directly to paragraph 3. Installing Windows 8.Otherwise, ie, if we want to partition the hard drive at thistime within the same process of installing Windows 8, then weclick on "Drive options (advanced)":
Click on "New" to create a new partition in the unpartitioned spaceon your hard drive of 120 GB:
We get the following window indicating that it could createpartitions for Windows. We click on "Accept:
A partition is created specifiedsize, and a partition reserved forWindows, with a size of 350 MB. Tocreate a new partition on the space thatis still without partitioning (forexample, to keep at it our data ordocuments and so separate Windowspartition), select the unpartitionedspace, click on "New" to create apartition and also indicate their size:
Once all the partitions you want, select the partition you want to installWindows 8 and click on "Next". In our case, we will install on the firstpartition we create 50 GB size:
At this point begins the installation process of Windows 8, whichconsists of several parts, and which tells us that the system willreboot several times:
As we indicated, the system will reboot to continue the installationsteps:
Upon reboot, we see a window where we are told that the system isbeing prepared:
At this time, we see the first screen with the new Metrointerface, which invites us to choose a color for the Metro wallpaperand a name for the computer. We choose our favorite color, write thename of the computer and click on "Next":
Once chosen the name of our team and thebackground color, the installation programoffers quick set (Express) system, with thesettings recommended by Microsoft for mostusers, or custom settings. As these settingscan be changed later after installing Windows8, click on "Use express settings":
In the next window, we request an email address. To understand thisstep, press in the bottom of the screen on the "Do not want to loginwith a Microsoft?"
In this step, we are given the ability to log into the system intwo ways:1. Using a Microsoft, with the possibility to download apps fromWindows Store, access our files anywhere, and our configurationto synchronize between multiple PCs2. Using a local user account with which we connect to theoperating system, so you have to create a local account on eachPC we use, no configuration is synchronized between our PCs andwe have to create a Microsoft account later if you wantdownload applications from Windows Store.Once you understand what each one of the alternatives, choosethe account type you want and click on it. In our case, wechoose "Local Account":
By choosing a local account, we will ask for a username, a password and apassword hint to retrieve it if you forget. The introduce and click on"Finish":
Now we are in the final stages of theinstallation, where we will apply the settings selected inthe above:
We have finished installing Windows 8, and it shows the new Windowsstartup screen, which uses the Metro interface:
If we go to the traditional Windows desktop, click on the section"Desktop", and we can see the desired desktop screen of Windows 8: