Microsoft Windows 8.1 reached RTM status a few weeks ago. At first, Microsoft said that MSDN and TechNet subscribers wouldn’t be able get the new ISO images and told us to wait until General Availability (GA) on October 18 like everyone else.
Microsoft Office 2013 installs a SkyDrive Pro entry to the context menu even if you don’t have a Pro account for SkyDrive. This is annoying because it’s useless to have a greyed entry that does absolutely nothing.
The most used way of installing an operative system today is from USB drives instead of optical media. The most important reason for this is, among others, the speed of installation and how easy it is to maintain your source files up to date. You can save yourself plenty of time by installing from USB.
This article will cover the process of preparing your USB so you can install Windows 7/8 or Vista with it.
Windows 8 can be downloaded from almost anywhere but not everyone has the time or the will to check if they are indeed original, untouched images just like the ones from Microsoft MSDN.