Thursday, September 15, 2011
This tutorial shows how to install Windows 8 Developer Preview on VirtualBox. First, you need to download VirtualBox and install it.
Then click Next, input the name of virtual machine and choose OS Type as follows:
Choose the a mount of RAM memory at least 1GB (1204MB).
Set the disk space >= 20GB to install Windows 8.
In the next step, choose VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image).
Choose Fixed Size to help the virtual machine run faster (note that it needs more space than Dynamically allocated).
Choose the folder to save the file of this virtual machine.
Click Create to continue…
An the result:
Next, browse to the *.iso file of Windows 8 Developer Preview in Setting > Storage as follows:
Click Start to start the virtual machine.
And the installation of Windows 8 will start.
More information about Windows 8 can be found in Install and use Windows 8 in parallel with previous versions