How to install Windows 8 to VMware workstation

If you are using Virtual Box, VMware workstation 7 or older, you cannot install Windows 8. I have tried lots of trick but they didn’t work.

There is only way to install Windows 8 is using VMware Workstation 8. Moreover having VMware workstation 8 is not enough to install windows 8. Actually Windows 8 is not supported by virtualization  companies because of it is not released.


1- Open VMware Workstation 8

2- Choose new virtual machine

3- Select Typical

4- Select I will install the operating system later

5- Other and Other 64-bit

6- Give a name and choose Path

7- Change disk size to minimum 20 GB

8- before starting customize Memory to minimum 1024Mb

Let’s run it

Windows 8

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