Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview within VMware Workstation 8.0.1

Today i’ve installed the new Windows 8 Consumer Preview within VMware Workstation 8.0.1. I’ve executed the following steps.

1.) First of all you need to create a new virtual machine by choosing file, New Virtual Machine
2.) Choose Typical (recommended)
3.) Choose I will install the operating system later
4.) If you want to install the x86 version of Windows 8, you need to choose Microsoft Windows, Windows 7
5.) If you want to install the x64 version of Windows 8, you need to choose Microsoft Windows, Windows 7 x64
6.) Give the new VM a name and select the save location
7.) Modify the memory and optionally the processor and cores
8.) Attach the Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO to the Virtual Machine
9.) Start the Virtual Machine.
10.) From now on it’s almost Next…Next…Next…Finish 😉

I’ll now what to do this evening…PLAYING WITH WINDOWS 8!!

       

       

       

       

       

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