I installed it in a Virtual Machine. I use Oracle's VirtualBox.
Yes, it is mostly designed for tablets. I have looked at Windows tablets, and I think they are too expensive. I have a Nook Tablet, and it works good. It certainly isn't the most powerful, or really even the "best" tablet, but for the money, it is a very good tablet. It does what I want, so...
I am not an Apple fan so... (I do have an iPod).
Anyways, Win 8 seems to be not so hot for a desktop computer, just awkward. That is what other users are saying too. I am going to stick with Win 7 for a long time.