Installing Windows 8 Developer Preview in screenshots

This is how the installation process of Windows 8 looks like. As from what I experienced right now, it looks really awesome and superfast!

You can download the ISO from here. I took the ‘Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)’ Then I installed the ISO using VirtualBox as a Windows 7 x64 operating system. I assigned 1 gig RAM and 40 gig space for the OS. This method did not gave any problems at all, it works like a charm.

I also tried it with VMware Workstation, but this approach gave some strange errors about the display.

Here you go (attention: lot’s of screenshots)

Note that I used my live-login to create an account. You can also choose to create a local account, which has totally no connection with Microsoft Live.

All experiences are welcome!

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Alexander Vanwynsberghe
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Alexander Vanwynsberghe

Belgium-based entrepreneur. Into technology, innovation and a bit of cycling and running too. Evangelist for everything related to smart-tech.