Windows 8 not working on a VM?

SOLVED Discussion in 'Installation, Setup and Upgrades' started by Joker, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. Joker

    Joker

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    Heyas!

    I wanted to install Windows 8 today on a Virtual Machine to test some things without destroying my main setup, . So I decided to set up a virtual machine to do just that in Virtualbox. Unfortunately it didn't work because it needed something like PAE support (which Virtualbox has disabled as default). I turned that on, booted in, nothing but a different error message saying please reboot your pc and 4 error codes. The first error message was a Windows 8 style boot error.

    I had the VM settings set to:

    2GB Ram
    256MB Video Memory (3D Video Acceleration on)
    25GB Virtual Hard Disk Image
    Windows 8 (32-bit)

    I used a 32-bit image to make it work guaranteed, but no change :(

    Any help would be appreciated!

    Thanks!

    Note: Most of this was copied from the thread I made on the Windows 10 forums, but its the same issue pretty much
     
    Joker, Oct 11, 2014
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    See my reply in Win 10 forum.
     
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    I did :)
     
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