Installing Windows 8 Developer Preview on a virtual machine using VirtualBox

Since installing the Microsoft Windows 8 Developer Preview on a VirtualBox VM yesterday, a few constituents have asked me to detail the process of creating the virtual machine in VirtualBox and installing Windows 8. Below is a quick and dirty walk-through demonstrating how to install Windows 8 on a VirtualBox virtual machine.  Before you start,…

Windows 8 Developer Preview

Today, I downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and tried to install it to a VM using VMWare Player.  Fail, fail fail.  Won’t work.  Google around for it– but it won’t work. So I was forced to install Oracle’s VirtualBox to get the developer preview up and running.  Not a big fan, but it’s good…