Installing Windows 8 beta on the Samsung BUILD Slate

The following procedure is for people who were at the BUILD event and got a nice Samsung Slate device with Windows 8 Developer Preview, now wanting to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on it:

  1. Download the x64 ISO on a Windows 7 machine:
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso
  2. Create a USB bootable drive with it using the “Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool”:
    http://wudt.codeplex.com/
  3. Reboot the build tablet holding down the Windows key
  4. Go to troubleshooting, advanced options, command line
  5. Switch to your USB drive (like D:)
  6. Run Setup.exe
  7. Use product key: DNJXJ-7XBW8-2378T-X22TX-BKG7J
  8. Enjoy!
Published Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:39 PM by pluginbaby

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