The latest Windows version was just released, and here’s how you can get your hands on the Consumer Preview, otherwise known as the Windows 8 Beta, right now.
Our feature article covering all the changes will be out later, but for now, you might want to install it on a spare PC or into a virtual machine. Just keep in mind that the servers might be hit pretty hard this morning.
Downloading Windows 8 Beta
Windows setup (with tools to create an ISO or thumb drive)
ISO image (use Disk Image burner or USB tool)