Windows 8 Release Preview, PowerShell 3.0 and Windows Server 2012 Release Candidates – All the Links You Need

Yesterday Microsoft posted the Release Preview of Windows 8 for download. You can go and get the setup executable from:


Download Windows 8 Release Preview


If you want ISO images so you can prep some removable media, you need to go to:


Windows 8 Release Preview ISO images


Once you’ve installed the Windows 8 Release Preview, if you’re one of those lucky, lucky people who spends their day managing Windows Server, you’ll also want to get these:


Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Release Preview


If you’re one of the enlightened people who uses Windows PowerShell, but you can’t upgrade to Windows 8 RP just yet, then you can still get the version 3.0 Release Candidate goodness on Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 SP2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1:


Windows Management Framework 3.0 – RC


If you’re looking to try the Release Candidate of Windows Server 2012, then you want to go to:


Download Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC) Datacenter


Lots of new fun things to play with. Thank goodness we have a long holiday weekend in the UK to be able to get all this installed! :-)