I want to move my contacts from my iPhone 4 to my Windows 8 HP computer without iCloud. How can I do this?
You can install iTunes on your Win 8, then connect your iphone to computer and sync iphone to itunes, but the itunes backup file is isunreadable and inaccessible, you need to extracting contacts from iTunes.
This knowledge base from apple shows how to sync contact from iPhone to PC via iTunes. Go to the bottom of the page. http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1296
Install Apple iTunes in your Windows 8 computer and connect your iPhone via USB to do the same.