Windows 8 Tablet Building using Existing Hardware – How to with Acer, Asus Eee PC: Microsoft given the Developer Preview of Windows 8 Download to the Public with Samsung:Windows 8 Tablet Demoed in 2011 conference. there are several Guides on How To Install Windows 8 :
I was searching the Web today, and i found this How to Guide on Building Windows 8 Tablet with the Existing Hardware. I thought to write this article, so that you can actually make your own Developer Preview Tablet of your Work.
Build your Own Webdows 8 Tablet: Is not a complicated task, as it simply involves Downloading iSO file from the Microsoft: Mounting it and clicking on this one ISO file to begin Installation. Tablets like Acer Iconia W500 and ASUS Eee PC T101MT will be the Best Options. Thinking of Budget, then you can always choose with a Laptop/Tablet convertable like HP Pavilion tm2.
Important Note – You must have Windows 7 Running Tablet before building your Own Windows 8 Tablet.
* A Tablet with Windows 7 Installed on it
* Minimum requirements (1GHz Processor, and 1GB of RAM)
From ExtremeTech :
The Acer Iconia W500 or Asus Eee PC T101MT convertible (both around $600) or the HP Slate 500 (about $700). The Acer packs an AMD C-50 processor, 2GB of DDR3 RAM, and a 32GB SSD. The Asus offers an Intel Atom N450, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, and a 160GB HDD. The Slate 500 includes an Intel Atom MLZ540, 2GB of DDR2 RAM, a 64GB SSD, and an 8.9-inch panel. None of them are particularly fancy, nor do they measure up to the Samsung’s Core i5 processor with 4GB of RAM, but each will get the job done.
How to Build: Windows 8 Tablet with Hardware
Step 1: Ensure that you read the above paragraph about the things you need before you continue.
Step 2: Download Windows 8 Developer Preview ISO on to your 32/64-bit tablet PC. If you’re unsure about which ISO to download, it is safe to go with 32-bit.
Step 3: Use an ISO mounting tool like Virtual Clone Drive to, well, mount the ISO onto your tablet PC. To do this, right click on the ISO you downloaded in Step 1 and mount it from there.
Step 4: Open up Windows Explorer and, from My Computer, open up the mounted ISO file and click on setup.exe to install.
Step 5: Follow on-screen instructions.
Now you will be having a Windows 8 Developer Preview Tablet (Own Home Made Tablet), if you followed the pre-requisites and Steps, Guide Carefully. But, you will not able to Enable your Win 8 Tablet to Make Calls Magically, because the Windows 8 Metro UI is not going to work. via
Windows 8 Installation – How to Guides: