Use Windows 8 in a Virtual Environment
if you have a windows 8 cd then no problem.
After clicking, the following window obtain that window click on new
Step 4: Give the name to os like windows8. then choose minimum 1024 Mb ram size .Because it is basic configuration of windows 8 and click on create
Step 5: choose VDI(VirtualBox Disk Image) and fixed size. It increase the performance of os .click on create.
Step 6: it will take 3 to 4 min for installing
Step 7: When you are inside the virtual box windows press ctrl+s to open setting of windows
- Go to System –> Motherboard and Enable IO APIC. (should be enabled by default)
- Go to System –> Processor and Enable PAE/NX. (should be enabled by default)
- Go to Display –> Video and Enable 2D Video Acceleration. (disabled by default)
Step 7: Click OK to save all the settings and double-click the Virtual Machine labeled Windows 8 to launch the program. You can either insert the Windows 8 installer DVD or click the folder icon and browse to the folder where the Windows 8 ISO file is stored.
Click the Next button and this will initiate the actual Windows 8 setup routine. You can the Windows 8 serial number and it should take about 20-30 minutes to complete the installation process.