Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Aug 2012 21:30 UTC
Windows Microsoft has made Windows 8's final release available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, so if you are one of those - have fun. The 90-day trial has also been released, so us mere mortals can have a go at it as well. The evaluation version is Windows 8 Enterprise, so it contains a number of features regular users normally won't see. As far as I can tell - it's a bit unclear - the trial version cannot be upgraded to a final version a few months down the line. Happy testing!
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No upgrades
by jessesmith on Thu 16th Aug 2012 11:40 UTC
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>> "As far as I can tell - it's a bit unclear - the trial version cannot be upgraded to a final version a few months down the line."

One of the first bullet points on the page linked to in the summary says "The evaluation edition will expire and cannot be upgraded." Seems pretty clear. If you run the evaluation provided and you decide to purchase Win8 later, you'll have to perform a fresh install.

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