Can I put Windows 8 on an Android tablet?

I have a Viewsonic GTablet and I am very tired of dealing with Android. How could I put Windows 8 on this tablet?  

(1)  a Windows app exists that will tell me whether a Windows computer's specs compatible with Windows 8 - but is there anything like that for Android tablets?  Has Microsoft built an Android app for people who would like to switch their Android tablets to some version of Windows 8?  

(2) if some version of Windows 8 would run on this tablet, would I just buy the license, download it from the Microsoft site and install it?  

Apologies if these are dumb questions.   
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Unfortunately no.

Q: Can I run Windows RT on an existing ARM based device such as a Blackberry Playbook, Xoom, Samsung Tab, Acer Iconia Tab or Apple iPad?

A: Windows 8 does not support processor architecture’s based on ARM which is in your Tablet. You need an Intel or AMD x64 or x86 processor in order to evaluate the Windows 8.

Microsoft has worked with partners to release devices based on ARM. Those will come preloaded with Windows RT.

Here is a list of Tablets that support Windows RT:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/rt

Best,
Andre
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