Category Archives: Windows 8

“Your PC’s CPU isn’t compatible” message when attempting to install Windows 8 Release Preview

Sucked in by the Microsoft marketing hype today, I decided to install the Windows 8 release preview on my desktop computer (albeit in a VM). Although she’s fairly old by technology standards (I built her around 5 years ago), I figured that a Core 2 Duo machine would be capable of running Win 8, especially given Microsoft’s claim that the requirements are similar to those for Windows 7. Continue reading