If you're doing a clean install of Windows 8, the two most common methods will be a DVD or USB drive install. Many netbooks and tablets come without a DVD drive, so an increasing number of users will be performing a USB install for the first time.\n\nThis guide shows you how to quickly create your choice of bootable media using the very handy "[B]USB/DVD download tool[/B]" from Microsoft. The first step is to download and install this software:\n\n[URL]http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbPage.Help_Win7_usbdvd_dwnTool[/URL]\n\nOnce installed, double click the icon on your desktop to run the application. Click [B]browse[/B] to select the ISO file you've downloaded for your Windows 8 install, then click [B]next[/B]:\n\n[CENTER][ATTACH=full]44[/ATTACH][/CENTER]\n\nNow click the [B]DVD[/B] or [B]USB[/B] button, depending on the storage type you wish to use:\n\n[CENTER][ATTACH=full]45[/ATTACH][/CENTER]\n\nIn this example we chose to install to a USB drive and needed to select the drive from a dropdown list before clicking "[B]begin copying[/B]". If you chose to burn to DVD, you may only be required to click "[B]begin burning[/B]":\n\n[CENTER][ATTACH=full]46[/ATTACH][/CENTER]\n\nOnce your chosen copy/burn method is complete, you're ready to go and install Windows 8!