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calvert

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anyone successfully installed win 8 in virtualbox ?

if so, can you tell me how to do it without my machine breaking

i've downloaded from here

http://msdn.microsof...s/apps/br229516

and done a clean install but all i does is create a fatal error
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todo

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hi calvert

i tried win8 Developer preview x64 on VMware

First time the Virtual Machine Froze and started resetting it self i was using Windows 7 x64 settings

the second time i tried using the windows Vista x64 worked Fine

so try using Windows Vista Settings instead of windows 7 i hope it works for you
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calvert

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32bit version on mine,

what do you mean by settings ?

i installed it in win7 32bit
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hey calvert..

just have a look may be help you..-http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/how-to-install-windows-8-on-virtualbox/

thank you!!!!!

Edited by Barbarar, 07 October 2011 - 06:04 AM.

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karinchi

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window 8 is out? o__o
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Faizan Ern Prince

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Is it the BETA Version?
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calvert

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no, its the developer preview
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Faizan Ern Prince

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Hmmm, OK.
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The Windows 8 Developer Preview is a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. These downloads include prerelease software that may change without notice. The software is provided as is, and you bear the risk of using it. It may not be stable, operate correctly or work the way the final version of the software will. It should not be used in a production environment. The features and functionality in the prerelease software may not appear in the final version. Some product features and functionality may require advanced or additional hardware, or installation of other software.

Note: You can't uninstall the Windows 8 Developer Preview. To go back to your previous operating system, you must reinstall it from restore or installation media.


from my original link
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Faizan Ern Prince

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Thanks for that :)
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It's really too early to judge from the developer preview. A beta release is scheduled for February.
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I finally downloaded the iso file from another computer, and finally had success. I recommend trying this.
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I hate the MetroUI for the start button location, I disabled it through the registry, but once you do that it's back to Windows 7 (almost). No more fancy Task manager. I downloaded this the hour it came out and was released on Microsoft's website a few months ago. Tested both on VMWare and VirtualBox, and got them to work.

Definitely not worth my time, I can't stand it's navigational functionality, and being a developer, that would slow me down. It looks like the first OS that would be suitable for an iPhone...

Edited by AceInfinity, 27 January 2012 - 03:05 AM.

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