How to run the Windows Experience Index Assessment in Windows 8

Description: This article will show the steps required to run the Windows Experience Assessment scan in Windows 8.

  1. From the Windows 8 Desktop, press the Windows Key and the letter I on the keyboard to open the Settings charm and click on PC info to open system information.
    Windows 8 Settings, PC Info
  2. Click on Windows Experience Assessment in the system information window.
    PC Info, Windows Experience Index
  3. The current system performance will be shown. Choose Re-run the assessment to allow Windows to recalculate the system's performance. The scan will run and the new results will be displayed.
    Windows Experience Index, Re-run Assessment