Tricks to install Windows 8 in Oracle Virtual Box

If you are think of installing Windows 8 in Windows Virtual PC that Microsoft provides then all the best. In actual fact it cannot be done.


1. Download Oracle Virtual Box.

2. Set up a vhd disk

3. Mount the Windows 8 to the storage iso


If you start the VM now then you will fail to install Windows 8. Enable PAE/NX in System.




Do not open Windows Virtual Machine setting if you have one installed else let me know if your installation does not crash.





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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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