It’s takes only 24 hour to hit one million downloads! That’s what happened to Windows 8 Consumer Preview. After got good response from users in CES 2012, Windows 8 now available to download in beta version and the most important is user can download for FREE.
The Windows 8 development team announced the massive number on Twitter on Thursday in a tweet that said, simply, “One day later … one million downloads of the consumer preview.”
The Consumer Preview release is like Developer Preview. It is to bring Windows 8 close to the users and testing on various devices such as tablet, laptops and desktops. Other reason is to get developers start using the new operating system and build apps that work on touch-centric devices, as well as with the traditional keyboard, mouse and trackpad.